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    Paris, France.

    A boxing fight between Cherif Hamia, Featherweight Champion of France, and World Bantamweight Champion Robert Cohen in progress. SCU. Cohen dodging blows from Hamia. GV. Cohen in the corner of the ring, taking terrific punishment from Hamia. CU. Corner of the ring, Hamia lands a left to Cohen's jaw, and Cohen staggers. SV. Cohen goes down and comes to a kneeling position while the referee starts to count. He is on his feet ready to start, but the referee hears the bell and stops the round. They both go to their corners. CU. People watching. SV. Cohen against the ropes taking blows from Hamia. CU. Cohen and Hamia in a huddle by the ropes. SV. Cohen gets down on his knees. Hamia delivers a blow while Cohen is kneeling. The referee comes over and wags his finger disapprovingly and sends him back to his corner. By this time Cohen is on his feet again and the referee motions for them to continue, but Cohen decides to sit on the ropes, so the referee starts to count. CU. Cohen kneeling and referee counting. SV. Cohen gets to his feet and walks out to meet Hamia. CU. Cohen, his left eyebrow is now bleeding. SV. Cohen lands a left to Hamia's stomach and follows this with a right hook which Hamia easily avoids. They size one another up, the referee steps in and stops the fight. CU. Referee leading Cohen to his corner and he proceeds to beat the ropes in temper. SCU. Winner, Cherif Hamia, kissing a man.

    (F.G.) (Orig.H.)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:03:00 / 01:18:08:00
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    Sport & Leisure
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Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The bout took place on 11 December 1955.

    The location is the Palais des Sports, Paris.

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