World's Feather Weight Championship 1934

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    Full title reads: "WORLD'S FEATHER-WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - Fred Miller retains title defeating Nel Tarleton on points at Liverpool."

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    A man in a ring talking into microphone (natural sound). He opens a boxing match for the World's Featherweight Title between Fred Miller and Nel Tarleton.

    Man introduces the boxers who come to the centre of the ring from their corners and bow to the audience.

    Various shots of the boxing match - audience quite heated - they shout very loud.

    The end of the match, referee takes Miller's hand and lifts it in the air. He starts jumping joyfully. The he goes and shakes hands with Tarleton.

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    01:16:31:00 / 01:18:30:00
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  • The bout took place on 20 September 1934.

    The location is the Anfield football ground.

    Fred Miller described here was better known as Freddie Miller.

    jamied 17th Jan 2013

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