History: On January 25, 1939 at Madison Square Garden in New York heavyweight champion Joe Louis defended his title for the fifth time. Fresh off his victory over Max Schmeling in June, 1938 Louis entered the ring with peak confidence. His opponent was the current light heavyweight champion John Henry Lewis. Louis weighed in at 200 3/4 lbs. to Lewis at 180 3/4 lbs. The bigger and more powerful Louis made short work of it attacking his smaller foe from the outset. Louis put Lewis down three times before knocking him out in the very first round. Offered here is an original, full, unused ticket for this event.

Full description: This is an original, full, unused ticket which names the fighters and includes a section and seat number. Bold color and print. Clean front and back. Stub firmly attached. Not creased or torn. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA and graded EX-MT-8. 2 3/4" x 7."

Size: 2 3/4 x 7

Categories: Ticket & Credentials - Louis, Joe -

Condition: near mint

Quantity: 1

Price: $525.00

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