MOORE, ARCHIE WIRE PHOTO (1944-READING THE BIBLE DURING TRAINING)
Archie Moore was born on December 13, 1913 in Benoit, Mississippi. He won the World Light Heavyweight Title from Joey Maxim on December 17, 1952. Moore fought memorable fights with Rocky Marciano, Floyd Patterson, Harold Johnson and Cassius Clay among others. He retired after an exhibition match with Nap Mitchell on August 27, 1965 with a final record of 183-22-9 with 1 no contest and 129 KO's. Offered here is an original wire photo of Archie Moore taken in 1944 depicting him reading the Bible during training. This is an original PIX PHOTOS (of Australia) wire photo with their stamp and full caption on back. Bold, clear image. Clean with no staining. Not creased or torn. Minor edge wear. 6" x 7 3/4."