Boxer Jack Dempsey trains by gardening and farming, but meets his match when play fighting with a little boy.
Item title reads - Dempsey starts training for his World's Championship match with Carpentier. New Jersey, USA.
C/U of Jack Dempsey and another man talking. M/S as Jack uses a pitchfork to heave straw onto a cart. M/S as he mows the grass. He then pushes a heavy roller, another man helps and they run up the hill with it.
Intertitle 'Jack unexpectedly meets his match'.
M/S as he boxes with a little boy in a sailor suit, a man and a girl watch them. He ducks while the boy hits him, but he eventually falls over, they count him out.