Regular price $100.00

Sugar Ray Robinson (Walker Smith, Jr.) was born in Ailey, Georgia on May 3, 1921. He became a professional fighter on October 4, 1940. He defeated Tommy Bell on December 20, 1946 to win the World Welterweight Title. He defeated Jake LaMotta on February 14, 1951 to win the World Middleweight Title. He would eventually win that title on four additional occasions. In a career which ran until 1965 he would claim victories over Gene Fullmer, Carmen Basilio, Kid Gavilan, Bobo Olson, Rocky Graziano, Henry Armstrong and Randy Turpin. Offered here is an original wire photo of Sugar Ray Robinson in Paris on June 6, 1951 receiving an award in the presence of famous French fighter Georges Carpentier.
This is an original French newspaper wire photo with their stamp and original caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. No creases. Minor tear on right border with no paper loss. Minor edge and corner wear. 5 1/8" x 7 1/8."

Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/8

Condition: excellent