Max Schmeling was born on September 28, 1905 in Klein Luckaw, Brandenburg, Germany. He won the World Heavyweight Title on June 12, 1930 in a bout with Jack Sharkey. He also held the German Light Heavyweight, European Light Heavyweight and German Heavyweight Titles. He retired after losing to Richard Vogt on October 31, 1948 with a final record of 56-10-4 with 38 KO's. Presented here is an original wire photo of Max Schmeling at his training camp on May 27, 1938, a few weeks before his scheduled second fight with Joe Louis. This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp on back. No caption. Dated on back. Bold, clera image. Clean front and abck. Not creased. Edge and corner wear. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2."