JOHANSSON, INGEMAR SIGNED WIRE PHOTO (1961-TRAINING FOR PATTERSON III)
On March 13, 1961 at Convention Hall in Miami Beach heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson defended his title against Ingemar Johansson, the man he regained it from the year before. Patterson was down twice in the first round, but also put Johansson down once. In the sixth Patterson ended it stopping Johansson for good in defense of his crown. Offered here is an originl wire photograph of Ingemar Johansson in training for this fight which he has boldly signed. Obtained in a signing session by Jim Stinson. This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their caption on front. Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased or torn. Signed in black sharpie. Minor edge wear. 8" x 11."