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 wire photo depicting Robinson landing a left hook which stunned Basilio in the late rounds. This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Terrific image. Minor corner wear. 7" x 9."