100 Years: LIVE Show from Shelby, Montana Thursday
There's a lot to talk about in Shelby, Montana. But the BIG reason we are taking our "Montana Talks" statewide radio show to Shelby this Thursday is to give you a preview of the fight that is coming this July.
This July marks the 1oo year anniversary of the big Dempsey-Gibbons fight in Shelby. 100 years again the whole world was watching the Hi Line of Montana. A 40,000 person arena was railroaded in and set up just for the big event.
This July, 100 years later, our friends in Shelby are planning a big fight in honor of the Dempsey-Gibbons fight. We'll give you a preview on Thursday's Montana Talks statewide radio show with Aaron Flint LIVE from Shelby.
For our friends in Shelby, drop down and see us Thursday, May 11th. We'll be broadcasting live from Northtown Drug on 100 Main Street in Shelby. We will be set up as early as 8 a.m. if you want to drop in and say hello. Then, we'll be LIVE with our statewide show on KSEN in Shelby at 9:06. Click here to see the list of stations across the state.
Here's a piece that KRTV put together spotlighting the historic event for the 99th anniversary:
The year was 1923 - the town of Shelby was preparing for a world title fight between Jack Dempsey, the most famous boxer in the world at the time, and challenger Tommy Gibbons...They built a 40,000 seat arena - committed hundreds of thousands to the fighters - and expected a full house with people traveling from across the world for the spectacle.
We'll have some other interesting news to talk about as well...especially when it comes to the energy industry.
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