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Carpentier was still considered important enough to earn a full-page color portrait in the Police Gazette's "Gallery of Champions" a couple of decades after his retirement.

Given that this issue of the Police Gazette appeared in December 1916, less than a week after the end of the Battle of Verdun (in which Carpentier fought), its claim that Tex Rickard was arranging a title bout between Carpentier and Jess Willard…
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