On June 12, 1930 at Yankee Stadium in New York Max Schmeling and Jack Sharkey fought for the vacant heavyweight title. Schmeling was awarded the win and the title on a foul by Sharkey in the fourth round. Sharkey had won the first three rounds, but lost his title bid on a low blow. Offered here is an original wire photo depicting Max Schmeling in his dressing room after the fight being congratulated by the German Consul. This is an original International News Photos wire photo with their stamp and caption on back. Bold, clear image. Clean. Not creased or torn. 8" x 10.