The well-known Johnny Moss participated in a boxing duel

The well-known Johnny Moss participated in a boxing duel

A popular gambler Johnny Moss has always been an all-round man interested not only in poker. He often participated in various bets that made him act sometimes really fabulous. Once he became the participant of a real boxing duel. Unfortunately, the talent for gamblings didn't help Moss on a ring therefore that fight appeared extremely difficult for the gambler.

Poker fans know Johnny Moss who has a glory of the great master of bluff rather well. A curious case made Moss to come to a ring. The player rested at the bar where one of the visitors started to show off with his incredible success in boxing. Besides, that stranger confidently claimed that he hadn’t lost any duel. So an idea of the next bet crossed Moss's mind and he offered a boxer to fight. As for Moss, he had never had such experience on a ring, and even couldn’t show of with an excellent physical form. All bookmaker offices worldwide became interested in the duel between the professional boxer and the poker player. Bets on winning were taken in calculation 15:1 so that Johnny Moss had to be defeated.

Despite a positive spirit of the player and his self-confidence Johnny Moss was defeated. As a result he lost his bet, but it was not the biggest loss of the duel. Numerous Moss's fractures, which he was healing for several months, appeared much more terrible. By the way, it was not the last player's bet, though a lot of people believed that after that event he would change his mind and stop participating in strange disputes.

 
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