July 2, 1921 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jack Dempsey KOs French boxer Georges Carpentier in 4 in 3rd heavyweight title defence, crowd of 91,000 brings in 1st million dollar gate ($1.7m)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bill Tilden beats South African Brian Norton 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-0, 7-5 for the third of 10 Grand Slam singles titles

Deaths in Sport

  • Edwin Evans, Australian cricket spin bowler (6 Tests), dies at 72