LOUIS, JOE-AL ETTORE ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1936-SHAKING HANDS AT WEIGH IN)
On September 22, 1936 at Municipal Stadium in Philadelphia rising heavyweight star Joe Louis fought local favorite Al Ettore in the main event. Louis knocked Ettore out in the 5th round. Ettore was down for counts of "3" and "9" in the fourth round, before being felled for the full count by left hooks. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting the two fighters shaking hands at the weigh in on the day of the fight. This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their stamp on the back. No caption. Fighter names, fight result, date and venue neatly written on front. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased, but does have compressions from handling. Minor corner wear. 7" x 9."