MARCIANO, ROCKY WIRE PHOTO (1953-ARRIVING IN NEW YORK TO SIGN FOR WALCOTT FIGHT)
Rocky Marciano fought Joe Walcott on May 15, 1953 at Chicago Stadium. It was their second fight with each other and Marciano knocked Walcott out in the 1st round to successfully defend his World Heavyweight Title. Presented here is an original wire photo depicting Rocky Marciano posing with airline stewardesses in New York prior to his flight to Chicago to sign for his rematch fight with Jersey Joe Walcott. This is an original United Press Association wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Corner creases in left corners. No tears. 7" x 9 1/4."