Name: MARCIANO, ROCKY-JOE LOUIS ORIGINAL PHOTO (1951-TAKEN FROM ORIGINAL NEGATIVE)
History: On October 26, 1951 at Madison Square Garden in New York rising heavyweight star and future champion Rocky Marciano fought aging former champion Joe Louis. Marciano dominated and stopped Louis in the 8th round. Louis was knocked down twice in the 8th. Marciano dropped Louis for an 8-count with a left hook, and then sent him through the ropes for the knockout. Referee Rudy Goldstein calls a halt without a count. Offered here is an original photograph printed from the original negative depicting the two fighters selecting the gloves before the fight.
Full description: This photograph was printed at a later date from the original negative. It is a first generation photo with photographer label on back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. 7 1/2" x 9 1/2."
Size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2
Categories: Photograph - Louis, Joe - Marciano, Rocky
Condition: near mint
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