Gene Fullmer Signed Original Wire Photo vs. Sugar Ray Robinson
On December 3, 1960 at the Sports Arena in Los Angeles world middleweight champion Gene Fullmer defended his title against an old for, Sugar Ray Robinson. After 15 rounds the fight was declared a draw. Gene Fullmer was born on July 21, 1931 in West Jordan, Utah. He won the World Middleweight Title on January 2, 1957 from Ray Robinson. He later won the NBA Middleweight Title in a bout with Carmen Basilio on August 28 1959. He announced his retirement on July 23, 1964 with a final record of 55-6-3 with 24 KO’s.