Battling Siki was born on Sep 16, 1897 in Senegal. He defeated Georges Carpentier on September 24, 1922 to win the Light Heavyweight Championship of the World. He also fought Mike McTigue, Jack Johnson and others during his career. Presented here is an antique wire photo of Battling Siki.
This antique wirephoto of Battling Siki is 7" x 9." There is some writing along the top and bottom edge from when it was used in a newspaper. There is some slight soiling along the right edge in the center. There are small creases along the edges and in the center of the photo. No rips or tears.