ROSS, BARNEY-CEFERINO GARCIA CARNIVAL OF CHAMPIOS OFFICIAL PROGRAM (1937)

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On September 23, 1937 at the Polo Grounds in New York history was made when four championship bouts were featured on one fight show. Barney Ross defended his Welterweight Title defeating Ceferino Garcia in 15 rounds by decision. Lou Ambers retained his Lightweight Title defeating Pedro Montanez by 15 round decision. Marcel Thil lost his Middleweight Title when he was stopped by Fred Apostoli in 10 rounds. Harry Jeffra won a 15 round decision and the Bantamweight Title defeating Sixto Escobar. All eight great fighters on one card. Presented here is the official program from this historic event.
This beautiful historic program featured the color artwork of Grant Powers on the cover. 16 pages in fine condition. Each fighter is pictured and profiled in the program. No center crease. Clean inside and out. No rips, tears or writing. Unscored. One of the beautiful programs of the era, certainly befitting this fine event. 8 3/4" x 11".

Size: 8 3/4 x 11

Condition: near mint