Carmen Basilio was born on April 2, 1927 in Canastota, New York. He won the World Welterweight Title on June 10, 1955 from Tony DeMarco. He won the World Middleweight Title from Ray Robinson on September 23, 1957. He retired after losing to Paul Pender on April 22, 1961 with a final record of 56-16-7 with 27 KO's. Presented here is a signed photo of Carmen Basilio which was obtained at a signing session with Jim Stinson. This is a black & white, 8" x 10" photo of Basilio in full fight pose. Boldly signed in blue sharpie, "1957 Ring Fighter of the Year Carmen Basilio." Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased or torn.