ROBINSON, SUGAR RAY-CARMEN BASILIO I WIRE PHOTO (1957)
On September 23, 1957 World Middleweight Champion Sugar Ray Robinson fought Carmen Basilio at Yankee Stadium in New York. Basilio, the tough as nails World Welterweight Champion, prevailed winning a hard fought 15 round decision over Robinson and the World Middleweight Title. Presented here is an original wirephoto from this bout. This original wirephoto from the first Robinson-Basilio bout is 7 1/4" x 9." There are small creases in the upper left and lower right corners. Clean with no rips or tears.