ARMSTRONG, HENRY-BARNEY ROSS WIRE PHOTO (1938-WEIGHING IN)
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 depicting the two fighters shaking hands at the weigh in prior to the fight. This is an original wire photo with caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Creased in two left corners. Closed tears on right and left edges with no paper loss. Minor edge wear. 8" x 10."