On January 11, 1935 at Duquesne Gardens in Pittsburgh future world heavyweight champion Joe Louis stopped Hans Birkie in the first round of their fight. Offered here is an original wire depicting Joe Louis in training for this fight. Dated stamped January 9, 1935 on the back. This is an original Central Press Association wire photo with their stamp and date on back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Tiny closed tear on upper border with no paper loss. No creases, but two emulsion cracks at top border. 8" x 9."