On January 8, 1943 at Madison Square Garden in New York future world lightweight champion Bob Montgomery fought Chester Rico in a featured bout. Montgomery stopped Rico in the 7th round. Rico's corner requested that the fight be stopped after the 7th round, due to the fact that Rico had suffered bad cuts over both eyes. He was leading on points. Offered here is an original wire photo which depicts first round action. This is an original ACME Telephoto wire photo with their stamp and full caption on the reverse. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Minor corner wear. 6" x 8."