Heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano’s right fist made challenger Archie Moore’s hair stand on end-like this-more than once during their title bout at Yankee Stadium in New York City, Sept. 21, 1955. Marciano retained his crown when he dropped Moore by a knockout in the ninth round of their scheduled 15-round bout. Note how Moore’s gloves are well away from punch in this action.
Heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano’s right fist made challenger Archie Moore’s hair stand on end-like this-more than once during their title bout at Yankee Stadium in New York City, Sept. 21, 1955. Marciano retained his crown when he dropped Moore by a knockout in the ninth round of their scheduled 15-round bout. Note how Moore’s gloves are well away from punch in this action. Anonymous AP
Heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano’s right fist made challenger Archie Moore’s hair stand on end-like this-more than once during their title bout at Yankee Stadium in New York City, Sept. 21, 1955. Marciano retained his crown when he dropped Moore by a knockout in the ninth round of their scheduled 15-round bout. Note how Moore’s gloves are well away from punch in this action. Anonymous AP

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