ROBINSON, SUGAR RAY-GENE FULLMER II ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (PRE FIGHT-1957)
On May 1, 1957 at Chicago Stadium middleweight champion Gene Fullmer fought the man he took the title from, Sugar Ray Robinson. Robinson scored a 5th round knockdown witha tremendous left hook which Ring Magazine voted as the greatest knockout of the second 50 years of the 20th century. Offered here is a wire photo taken just before the fight picturing Robinson, Fullmer, promoter Jim Norris, Joe Louis and Barney Ross. This is an original wire photo with The Ring stamp on the back. No caption. Slight border stain on left edge and in upper left corner. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Very small crease in lower right white border. No tears. 7" x 9 1/4."