Barney Ross was born on December 23, 1909 in New York City, New York. He won the World Lightweight and World Junior Welterweight Titles on June 23, 1933 from Tony Canzoneri. He won the World Welterweight Title on May 28, 1935 from Jimmy McLarnin. He retired after losing to Henry Armstrong on May 31, 1938 with a final record of 74-4-3 with 22 KO's. Offered here is an original wire photo of Barney Ross in New York on January 25, 1934 celebrating with a milk toast his victory over Billy Petrolle the night before with dancer Nitza Vernille. This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp on the revrse. The original caption is attched to the reverse. Bold, clear image. No tears or creases. Clean. Minor edge and corner wear. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2."