On June 7, 1954 at the Eastern Parkway Arena in Brooklyn, New York future heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson fought Joey Maxim in the main event. Maxim upset Patterson winning a unanimous ten round decision. Offered here is an original wire photo showing the two shaking hands before their fight, following their pre fight physicals. This is an original United Press wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Tiny creases in left corners. No tears. Minor corner wear. 7 1/4" x 9."