You get the feeling that both fighters have been to hell and back in this fight. The fighter on the left waiting with brutal anticipation for his opponent to get up off the ring floor. The fighter on the floor looks like he hasn't quite made up his mind yet. If ever a photograph captured the words "The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat" this is it. I love this photo.
This photo was given to me by my brother Dennis for Christmas of 2013, along with some heartfelt words. He bought it years ago at an antique store and had it hanging in his home but wanted me to have it. It was truly appreciated.
If anyone recognizes these fighters, let me know!