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    Hamburg, Germany.

    Start of a light heavyweight boxing match between Britain's Alex Buxton and German Gustav Scholz. SV Alex Buxton in light pants mixing punches with Gustav Scholz. STV Buxton hooking Scholz about the head. SCU Buxton ducking and weaving to avoid Scholz's reply when Buxton lands with a right uppercut which floors the German. CU Man watching. STV Scholz picking himself up from canvas resting against ropes and putting out his hand to stop Buxton from resuming, Buxton flies in to finish him off but Scholz holds for all his worth on the blind side of Referee. CU Gong for end of round. SCU Buxton being attended to in corner. SV German's second conserves his man's energy by lifting him from his stool as they resume. SCU Both boxers trying for an opening with some long lefts. STV Buxton surprises his man with a left to the chin and forces him against ropes, the German again holding. Buxton lands with a right to the chin, but Scholz is going away and it does no damage. A clever manoeuvre by Scholz reverses the position and Buxton finds himself on the receiving end against ropes. CU German's second telling him to uppercut. SV A right to Buxton's chin helped by a push sends Buxton down and a left hook to the head as he is falling nearly finishes him. He pulls himself up and has a short rest. SV Buxton resuming. Scholz rushes in and tries to finish him off, Buxton takes a lot of punishment but the German misses in his anxiety to finish him off. CU Man in crowd. SV Buxton tries to land with a left uppercut as the German attacks, but he leaves himself open as he does so and a hard left to the chin puts Buxton down for end of round as referee is counting, Buxton goes to corner. CU Man applauding, end of fight. SV Scholz acknowledging cheers. SCU Scholz. CU Buxton waving to crowd.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:07:00 / 01:50:44:00
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    Sport & Leisure
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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