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    Rocky Marciano vs. Roland La Starza Fight (Republic, 1953). One Sheet (28" X 42"). Sports.
    This poster advertises the re-match fight for Marciano vs. La Starza fight. The first bout considered a toss up by many was in 1950, and was decided by a supplemental point system in favor of Marciano. The re-match "The Fight of the Year" took place September 24, 1953 at the Polo Grounds in New York; this time the victor would hold the Heavyweight Championship belt. The fight was stopped in the 11th round marking the first time time for La Starza out of 53 that a fight had to be stopped leaving Marciano the victor once again. An unrestored poster with good color and an overall very presentable appearance. It may have tears, slight paper loss, minor stains, and/or fold separation. Tape stains on the front and reverse and tape on the reverse. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Folded, Fine+.


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