On September 24,1953 Rocky Marciano defended his World Heavyweight Title against Roland LaStarza. This was the second time these two men had fought. Marciano would retain his title with a 11th round TKO over the game, but overmatched LaStarza. The fight was held at the Polo Grounds in New York. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Rocky Marciano at his training camp at Grossingers in New York on August 31, 1953 with welterweight champion Kid Gavilan as Marciano trained for his fight with La Starza. This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Mild and small creases in left corners. No tears. 7" x 9."