CURLEY, JACK& FLOYD FITZSIMMONS & EDDIE KANE WIRE PHOTO (SIGNING CONTRACT FOR CARPENTIER-GIBBONS)
On May 31, 1924 at Floyd Fitzsimmons Arena at Michigan City, Indiana light heavyweights Tommy Gibbons and Georges Carpentier met in the main event. Gibbons won a ten round decision. Carpentier was in bad shape at the end and was clearly outboxed. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting the signing of the articles of agreement for this fight picturing promoter Floyd Fitzsimmons, Jack Curley, representing Carpentier and Eddie Kane, manager of Gibbons. This is na original Underwood & Underwood wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Minor edge and corner wear. Slight lightening at lower right. 7 1/2" x 9 1/2."