Name: ROBINSON, SUGAR RAY-KID GAVILAN & IKE WILLIAMS-JESSE FLORES FULL TICKET (1948)
History: On Septemebr 23, 1948 at Yankee Stadium in New York Sugar Ray Robinson and Kid Gavilan fought in an important bout. Robinson won a unanimous ten round decision. Although most sportswriters agreed that Robinson had won, the fans "disagreed violently with the verdict in Robinsonís favor" and "set up such a roar of disagreement that the introduction of the championship principals was delayed until order was restored." (James P. Dawson, New York Times). In the main event lightweight champion Ike Williams defended his title stopping Jesse Flores in the 10th round. Offered here is a full, unused ticket to the event.
Full description: This original, full, unused ticket names the fighters and includes a section, row and seat number. Bold color. Printed on heavy stock. Stub firmly attached. Tiny closed tear on right edge. Crease in lower left corner. Clean front and back. Minor edge, surface and corner wear. 2 1/4" x 6."
Size: 2 1/4 x 6
Categories: Robinson, Sugar Ray - Gavilan, Kid - Ticket & Credentials
Condition: very good
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