JACKSON, TOMMY "HURRICANE"-JIMMY SLADE WIRE PHOTO (1954)
On April 26, 1954 at the Eastern Parkway Arena in Brooklyn heavyweights Jimmy Slade and Tommy "Hurricane" Jackson met in the main event. Jackson was a 4 to 1 favorite, but it was Slade who prevailed winning a ten round decision. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting action during the bout. This is an original United Press International wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Mild crease in lower right corner. Minor edge and corner wear. 7" x 9."