SCHMELING, MAX WIRE PHOTO (1936-AFTER LOUIS FIGHT)
On June 19, 1936 Joe Louis fought former World Heavyweight Champion Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium in New York. Louis was undefeated in 23 fights coming into this fight. Schmeling had won three straight. Both men were trying to get a shot at the World Heavyweight Title. In this fight it was all Schmeling. Max used an effective right hand and stopped Louis in the 12th round. Presented here is an original wire photo of Max Schmeling with his manager Joe Jacobs and trianer Max Machon after the fight with Joe Louis. This is an original ACTUALIT (Belgium) wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clera image. Clean front and back. Mild creases in upper corners. Minor edge wear. 6" x 8."