Gene Fullmer & Carmen Basilio Signed Original Weigh-In Press Photo
On August 28,1959 Carmen Basilio fought Gene Fullmer for the vacant Middleweight Title. Fullmer would win the bout by TKO in the 14th round. Fight was for the vacant title after the reigning champ, Sugar Ray Robinson, had been stripped by the NBA due to inactivity. Named 1959 Ring Magazine Fight of the Year. On offer is this great original photo autographed by both fighters.