1992 Riddick Bowe fight worn shorts v Conroy Nelson
Riddick "Big Daddy" Bowe original fight worn shorts from his 7th April 1992 fight with Conroy Nelson at Harrah's Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Bowe destroyed Nelson, the KO coming at 1:16 of the first round. Just seven months later Bowe would become the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World and the first boxer to defeat Evander Holyfield. The trunks are in Bowe's classic white and red format. They can be video matched with footage from the fight found in the "Riddick Bowe Documentary (Eurosport Special 1995)" on YouTube. You can see footage from the Nelson fight from 10:05 through till 13:00 of the documentary. The shorts match up identically with those seen in the fight film. They also come with a letter of authentcity from Heritage Auctions.There is a ten inch tear down the side of the left leg. Overall very good condition.