GAVILAN, KID-RALPH "TIGER" JONES WIRE PHOTO (1953-3RD ROUND)
On August 26, 1953 at Madison Square Garden in New York welterweights Kid Gavilan and Ralph "Tiger" Jones met in the main event. Gavilan won a tough unanimous ten round decision. "This was no easy task for Gavilan, who changed his attack to a southpaw style in the eighth round and moved ahead in a commanding fashion after that. ... One of the best body punchers in his class, Jones proved a troublesome adversary for Gavilan until the Cuban switched his tactics in the eighth" - (William J. Briordy, New York Times). Offered here is an original wire photo depicting third round action. This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and caption on back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. 7" x 9." Terrific image.