LOUIS, JOE-JERSEY JOE WALCOTT WIRE PHOTO (1947-4TH ROUND)
On December 5, 1947 at Madison Square Garden in New York heavyweight champion Joe Louis defended his title against tough challenger Jersey Joe Walcott. Louis won a very close and highly controversial 15 round split decision. Louis was down in 1st and 4th rounds and struggled throughout. Offered here is an original wire from the fight depicting 4th round action. This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Small corner tack holes. Tiny crease in lower left corner. 7" x 9."