ROSS, BARNEY-JIMMY MCLARNIN OFFICIAL PROGRAM (1934)
On May 28, 1934 at the Madison Square Garden Bowl in Long Island City, New York Jimmy McLarnin and Barney Ross fought for the World Welterweight Title. McLarnin, in his first defense of the title he won a year earlier, lost a very close 15 round decision and the title to Ross. Presented here is the rare official program to this event. This is a 52 page program with profiles and photos of the fighters. Neatly scored. No center crease. Light wear to the edges and binding. Some surface soiling from handling. Overall excellent condition. Seldom seen program. 8 1/2" x 11."