FRAZIER, JOE-JERRY QUARRY I LARGE WIRE PHOTO (1969-END OF FIGHT)
On June 23,1969 at Madison Square Garden in New York heavyweight champion Joe Frazier met Jerry Quarry. In a spirited fight Frazier prevailed winning the bout by TKO in the 7th round. Offered here is an original, large format wire format depicting the end of the fight as referee Arthur Mercante waves off further action as Frazier celebrates and a dejected Quarry slowly walks to his corner. This is an original wire photo with the caption on the front. Photographer stamp for Barton Silverman on the back. From the collection of Arthur Mercante. Bold, clear image. Mild corner creases in three corners. Clean. Terrific image. 9" x 12." Rare, especially in this size.