LOUIS, JOE-MAX SCHMELING I WIRE PHOTO (1936-WEIGH IN)
On June 19, 1936, Joe Louis and Max Schmeling fought in the main event at Yankee Stadium. Louis was undefeated and a rising star in the division. This fight was seen as another stepping stone to a title shot for Louis. In a stunning upset Schmeling would KO Louis in the 12th round. Presented here is an original wire photo of the two fighters at the weigh in on the day of the fight. This is an original International News Photo wire photo with their stamp and label on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased. Very tiny closed tear on lower border. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2."