Subject(s) - Rocky Marciano "The Brockton Blockbuster"
Legendary Heavyweight Champion and Boxing Hall of Famer from Brockton, Massachusetts.
Here he is in Saint Louis, Missouri with radio announcer Steven B. Stevens and fan, Mary McFarland. Rocky was promoting Computer Simulated Matches by The Arena Boxing Club. He had just been announced the winner of a fantasy matchup with Gene Tunney. This type of computer simulation would be the catalyst for his meeting and filming of a staged exhibition bout with Muhammad Ali a couple years later.
Date - 1967
Vintage Boxing press photograph of the era.
Vintage Boxing Press, Wire, Promotional, Premium, Studio, Snapshot or other type Photograph. Please enlarge scans of front and back of photograph for any marks, stamps, writing, identification info, or any associated flaws.
Size - About 10" x 8" inches
Condition - About VG/EX condition with general handling wear. Please enlarge scans or photos to see better detail.
A great lot for the vintage Boxing Photograph and Memorabilia collector.
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