CONN, BILLY-HENRY COOPER OFFICIAL PROGRAM (1940)
On January 10, 1940 at Madison Square Garden in New York world light heavyweight champion Billy Conn fought Henry Cooper of Brooklyn in the main event. Conn dominated and won a unanimous 12 round decision. "Conn was able to do with his rival just bout what he pleased". He won every round except the 6th. (New York Times). Offered here is a very scarce original, official program for this event.
This is an original, official program which consists of 48 pages plus 4 page insert with photos and profiles of the fighters and a full bout listing. Not scored. Tight binding. Tiny crease in upper right corner. Clean inside and out. Minor edge and corner wear and minor surface wear. 8 1/2" x 11."
Size: 8 1/2 x 11
Condition: very good