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 fight.
This is an original, International News Photos, wire photo with their stamp on back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Tiny crease in upper right corner. Minor print mark on lower border. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2."

Size: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2

Condition: very good