ARMSTRONG, HENRY-BARNEY ROSS WIRE PHOTO (1938-MEDICAL EXAM)
On May 31,1938 at the Madison Square Garden Bowl in Long Island City, New York Henry Armstrong met Barney Ross for the Welterweight Title. Armstrong would take the title from Ross by a 15 round unanimous decision. Armstrong would hold the World Featherweight, Lightweight and Welterweight Titles simultaneously. Presented here is an original wire photo taken on the day of the fight depicting both fighters going through their medical exam prior to the fight. This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Minor edge and corner wear. 7 1/4" x 9."