LOUIS, JOE-JERSEY JOE WALCOTT II WIRE PHOTO (1948)
On June 25, 1948 World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis defended his title against Jersey Joe Walcott at Yankee Stadium in New York. These two had fought six months earlier and although Louis had retained his title by 15 round decision most observers, including Louis, thought Walcott had won. This was the rematch and this time Louis took care of all doubts stopping Walcott in eleven rounds. Presented here is an original wire photo depicting Louis and Walcott in action. This is an original ACME Newspictures wire photo with their stamp and caption on back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Crease in upper right corner area. 7" x 9."