GRIFFITH, EMILE-WILLIE TOWEEL SIGNED ON SITE POSTER (1960-SIGNED BY TOWEEL)

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Regular price $800.00

On October 22, 1960 at Madison Square Garden in New York future world welterweight champion Emile Griffith fough the accomplished Willie Toweel in the main event. Griffith stopped Toweel in round 8. Griffith knocked Toweel down in the 4th round with a right hand to the chin, for a three-count. Toweel was knocked down once more in the 7th and twice in the 8th round. At the conclusion of the 8th round, Toweel was holding his stomach with both hands. The referee stopped the bout between the 8th and 9th round, on advice of the ringside physician. Offered here is a scarce, original, on site poster which has been signed by Willie Toweel. From the collection of former fight Vince Handley.
This is an original, cardboard, on site poster which pictures both fighters. Signed in ink by Toweel on his photo in ink, " To Vince Yours in Sport God bless from Willie Toweel 10/14/60." Signed 8 days before the fight. Bold color and print. Bold, clear images. No tack holes. No center crease. Clean front and back. Minor edge and corner wear. 22" x 28." Scarce, the first we have offered.

Size: 22 x 28

Condition: excellent