PATTERSON, FLOYD & INGEMAR JOHANSSON SIGNED ACTION PHOTO (1ST FIGHT)
On June 26, 1959 at Yankee Stadium in New York heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson defended his title against the big powerful Swede Ingemar Johansson. Johansson staggered Patterson and knocked him down seven times in the third round before the fight was stopped. Ingemar Johansson was now heavyweight champion. Offered here is an action photo from this fight which has been signed by both Ingemar Johansson and Floyd Patterson. From signing sessions both fighters had with autograph dealer Jim Stinson. This is a black & white, action, 8" x 10" photo. Boldly signed by both fighters in blue sharpie. Not creased or torn. Clean. Very minor corner wear. Signed at signing sessions with autograph dealer Jim Stinson.