On June 28, 1939 World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis defended his title against Tony Galento at Yankee Stadium in New York. Galento, a hard punching rough and tumble sort, knocked Louis down early in the fight. Louis recovered and administered a ferocious beating on "Two Ton" Tony before stopping him in the fourth round. Offered here is an original wire photo which depicts the two fighters squaring off at the weigh in on the day of the fight. This is an Associated Press wire photo with their stamp, date stamp and caption on back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Minor edge wear. 7 1/2" x 9 1/2."