Definition of Tunney, Gene in English:

Tunney, Gene

Syllabification: Tun·ney, Gene
Pronunciation: /ˈtənē
 
/
( 1898–1978), US boxer; born James Joseph Tunney. He became world heavyweight champion in 1926 by defeating Jack Dempsey. After defending his title several times, he retired as the undefeated world heavyweight champion in 1928.

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