On July 12, 1954 at the St. Nicholas Arena in New York future world heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson fought Jacques Royer Crecy in the main event. Patterson stopped Crecy in the 7th round of the scheduled 8 rounder. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Patterson landing a right hand on a bloodied Royer's face. This is a United Press International wire photo with their caption on the front. Bold, clear image. Scrape at upper right border. Small fold at lower left corner. No tears. Rare look at a young Floyd Patterson. 7" x 9."