Name: Carnival Of Champions Fight Film Poster (1937)
History: On September 23, 1937 at the Polo Grounds in New York history was made when four championship bouts were featured on one fight show entitled the Carnival of Champions. Barney Ross defended his Welterweight Title defeating Ceferino Garcia in 15 rounds by decision. Lou Ambers retained his Lightweight Title defeating Pedro Montanez by 15 round decision. Marcel Thil lost his Middleweight Title when he was stopped by Fred Apostoli in 10 rounds. Harry Jeffra won a 15 round decision and the Bantamweight Title defeating Sixto Escobar. All eight great fighters on one card. Offered here is an exceptionally rare fight film poster for this epic boxing event.
Full description: The poster is paper and has been professionally linen backed. The poster pictures: Lou Ambers, Barney Ross, Marcel Thil, Sixto Escobar, Harry Jeffra, Fred Apostoli, Ceferino Garcia and Pedro Montanez. Minor restoration in lower left corner. Some minor soiling. Bold color. Crisp images. 28" x 40."
Size: 28 x 40
Categories: Posters (closed circuit/fight film) - Ross, Barney - Ambers, Lou
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