PATTERSON, FLOYD-OSCAR BONAVENA ORIGINAL CARTOON ART BY PHIL BISSELL (1972)
Former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson fought Oscar Bonavena on February 11, 1972 at Madison Square Garden. Patterson won by decision after 10 rounds. Presented here is original cartoon artwork entitled "An Added Punch" by cartoonist Phil Bissell in which he suggests the younger Bonavena might prevail. It was not to be. This is original cartoon artwork drawn on artist heavy paper. Nice likenesses of the fighters. Clean. Not creased or torn. Bold, clear images and print. 13" x 19 1/2."