Roland Lastarza was born on May 12, 1927 in the Bronx, New York. He was a heavyweight contender who fought during the 1940's and 1950's. During his career he fought Rocky Marciano, Don Cockell and Rex Layne. He fought Marciano twice, the second time for the World Heayvweight Title and lost both times. Presented here is a vintage signed photo of Roland La Starza. This is an original, 8" x 10" vintage photo of Roland La Starza in fight pose. Bold, clear image. Clean. Paper residue on back from mounting in album. Mild corner creases. Boldly signed in ink, "To my Buddy John Costello I sincerely hope you attend the McGill University Chamber's Ball with the Nurse of your choice. May you defend your title against all comers Roland La Starza Heavyweight Contender. "