ROBINSON, SUGAR RAY-JOEY MAXIM OFFICIAL'S PASS (1952)

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Regular price $300.00

On June 25, 1952 (postponed from June 23rd) at Yankee Stadium in New York light heavyweight champion Joey Maxim defended his title against Sugar Ray Robinson. It was an extremely hot and humid night. Referee Goldstein was overcome by the 104 degree heat and had to be replaced by Ray Miller in Round 10. Robinson retired on his stool after Round 13, suffering from heat prostration. Robinson may have won if he could have overcome the heat, but he could not. Offered here is a scarce, original Official's Pass for this fight which was used to gain admittance to the arena.
This is an original Official's Pass which names the fighters and is numbered. Bold color and print. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Hole at top for wrist string. Minor edge wear. Irregularly shaped to 2 3/4" x 4 1/4."

Size: 2 3/4 x 4 1/4

Condition: excellent