BENVENUTI, NINO SIGNED PHOTO

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Giovanni "Nino" Benvenuti (born 26 April 1938) is a retired Italian boxer and actor. As an amateur welterweight boxer he won the Italian title in 1956–60, the European title in 1957 and 1959, and an Olympic gold medal in 1960, receiving the Val Barker trophy for boxing style. In 1961, having an amateur record of 120-0, he turned professional and won world titles in the light-middleweight division and twice in the middleweight division. Near the end of his boxing career he appeared in Sundance and the Kid (1969) and then in Mark Shoots First (1975). Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992. In 1968, Benvenuti was voted Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine. In 2011, The Ring magazine ranked him as seventh on their list of the "10 best middleweight title holders of the last 50 years." Offered here is a signed photo of Nino Benvenuti. From an autograph session with Jim Stinson who conducted the signing on October 8, 1994 in Rome, Italy.
This is a black & white, 8" x 10" photo of Benvenuti in fight pose. Boldly signed in blue sharpie, "Nino Benvenuti." Bold, clear image. Clean. Has some edge and corner wear and a few compressions from handling.

Size: 8 x 10

Condition: near mint