Name: ROBINSON, SUGAR RAY-MARTY SERVO OFFICIAL PROGRAM (1942)
History: On May 28, 1942 at Madison Square Garden in New York welterweights Sugar Ray Robinson and Marty Servo squared off in the main event. Robinson won a very close 10 round split decision. Robinson "prevailed by a narrow margin and the crowd of 15000 vociferously disapproved of the decision." The referee gave the bout to Servo, but both judges voted for Robinson (New York Times). Offered here is a very scarce original, official program for this event.
Full description: This is an original, official program consisting of 48 pages plus the 4 page insert with photos and profiles of the fighters. Not scored. Binding is tight with th einsert typically separate from the main program. Insert has some creases and small tears at the staples. The program has a mild center crease and minor edge and surface wear. 8 1/2" x 11."
Size: 8 1/2 x 11
Categories: Program - Robinson, Sugar Ray - Servo, Marty
Condition: very good
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