LOUIS, JOE-PRIMO CARNERA WIRE PHOTO (1935)

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On June 25, 1935 at Yankee Stadium in New York undefeated heavyweight and rising star Joe Louis fought former champion Primo Carnera in the main event. In a very one sided affair Louis pounded Carnera and stopped him for good in the 6th round. Carnera visited the canvas three times before becoming "utterly helpless, clinging to the top rope" when the bout was stopped (The New York Times). Offered here is an original wire photo depicting action during the bout.
This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean back and front. Small crease at lower right white border. Minor edge and surface wear. 6 1/2" x 8 3/4."

Size: 6 1/2 x 8 3/4

Condition: very good