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On September 5, 1952 at Madison Square Garden in New York welterweights Gil Turner and Bobby Dykes squared off in an important divisional matchup. Dykes proved himself a dangerous contender for the title winning a close ten round split decision over Turner, who lost for only the second time in his career. Dykes was knocked out of the ring in the 5th, but came on strong over the last 3 rounds to pull out the decision (Daily News). Offered here is an original wire photo which depicts final round action during this bout.
This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their stamp on back and caption on the front. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn, but does have a number of compressions from handling. Minor edge wear. 8" x 10."

Size: 8 x 10

Condition: very good