Regular price $235.00

Joe Louis fought Max Schmeling for the second time on June 22, 1938 at Yankee Stadium. Louis had been stopped by Schmeling in their first fight in 1936 marking the first time Louis had felt the sting of defeat. In this celebrated second fight Louis knocked Schmeling out in the first round to retain the World Heavyweight Title. This was one of the most historic fights in boxing history, fought against the backdrop of the rise of Hitler and Nazi Germany and the looming second World War. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Schmeling down on the canvas as Louis retreats to a neutral corner.
This is an original ACME Newspictures wire photo with their stamp on back. No caption. Some thin paper residue on back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased or torn. 7" x 9."

Size: 7 x 9

Condition: very good