FITZSIMMONS, ROBERT ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH (APPEARING AT MUSIC HALL)
Robert Fitzsimmons was born on May 26, 1863 in Helston, Cornwall, England. He won the World Middleweight Title on January 14, 1891 from Jack Dempsey. On March 17, 1897 he won the World Heavyweight Title from James Corbett. He later won the World Light Heavyweight Title on November 25, 1903 from George Gardner. He retired after fighting Jersey Bellew on February 20, 1914 with a final record of 43-12 with 6 no decisions, 1 no contest, and 32 KO's. Offered here is an original, first generation of Robert Fitzsimmons, then an ex champion, appearing at a music hall. This is an original, first generation photograph which is labelled on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased. Edge and corner wear. 4 1/4" x 6."