On August 5, 1961 at Ogden Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah world middleweight champion Gene Fullmer defended his title against hard punching Florentino Fernandez. Fullmer prevailed winning a close 15 round split decision. Fullmer fractured his elbow during the fight. Offered here is an original wire photo which depicts first round action. This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their caption on the front. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Clean front and back. 7" x 9."