SADDLER, SANDY-FLASH ELORDE LARGE FORMAT WIRE PHOTO (1956-WEIGHING IN)
On January 18, 1956 at the Cow Palace in San Francisco featherweight champion Sandy Saddler defended his title against the great Filipino fighter Gabriel "Flash" Elorde. This was a very close fight when it was stopped in the 13th round and awarded to the champion Saddler because of a very deep cut suffered by Elorde. Offered here is an original, large format wire photo depicting the two weighing in before the fight. This is an original, large format wire photo with the original newspaper caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Minor edge and surface wear. Clean front and back. Slightly wavy. Several compressions. 8" x 12."