About Gene Tunney:
James Joseph "Gene" Tunney is known as The Long Count Fight. Tunney retired as an undefeated heavyweight after his victory over Tom Heeney in 1928. Tunney was named Ring magazine fighter of the year in 1928.
Normally, I could hit hard enough, as anyone who studied my fights might have known. But the impression was that I was essentially defensive, the very reverse of a killer, the prize fighter who read books, even Shakespeare.Gene Tunney