Name: CHAVEZ, JULIO CESAR-MELDRICK TAYLOR I POSTER (1990-SIGNED BY TAYLOR)
History: On March 17, 1990 at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada IBF Light Welterweight Champion Meldrick Taylor fought a unification bout with WBC Light Welterweight Champion Julio Cesar Chavez. In a brutal bout Taylor was ahead on points going into the 12th round. In the final seconds Chavez put Taylor down and when he arose referee Richard Steele stopped the fight with only two seconds left in the final round awarding the victory to Chavez. Offered here is a scarce, original poster advertising this fight which has been signed by Meldrick Taylor.
Full description: This is an original, thin cardboard poster with graphic depictions of both fighters. Clean. Signed in black sharpie, "Meldrick Taylor Keep Punching." Not torn. Minor crease in upper right corner. Bold color and print and bold, clear images. Minor edge and corner wear. 18" x 24 1/4." Rare, the only example we have seen.
Size: 18 x 24 1/4
Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Chavez, Julio Cesar - Taylor, Meldrick
Condition: very good
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