LISTON, SONNY-CHUCK WEPNER WIRE PHOTO (1970)
On June 29, 1970 at the Armory in Jersey City, New Jersey former heavyweight champion Sonny Liston fought Chuck Wepner, a local favorite and rising star. Liston stopped Wepner in the 9th round. Wepner was down in fifth from a body punch. The fight was stopped by ring doctor after round 9 because of multiple cuts on Wepner's face. This was the last fight for Sonny Liston. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Liston landing a stiff jab on the head of Wepner.
This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their caption on front. Bold, clear image. Tiny crease in upper right corner. Pin holes in corners. Clean front and back. 8" x 10."
Size: 8 x 10
Condition: very good