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Henry Armstrong Punching Lou Ambers

Henry Armstrong Punching Lou Ambers

Original caption: 8/22/1939-New York, NY- As Henry Armstrong drives a terrific left toward Lou Ambers, Ambers covers up from the low blow, one of several that cost Armstrong his title via the decision route in their 15-round lightweight championship fight at the Yankee Stadium. Armstrong lost five rounds on fouls in a grueling battle before 35,000 wildly cheering fans. Image donated by: © Bettmann/CORBIS Date Photographed: August 22, 1939 Location Information: New York, New York, USA

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