• Short Summary

    NIGERIA'S JOE KING DROPPED A NARROW POINTS DECISION TO ISMAEL LAGUNA OF PANAMA IN A 10-ROUND FEATHERWEIGHT CONTEST IN PARIS ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    NIGERIA'S JOE KING DROPPED A NARROW POINTS DECISION TO ISMAEL LAGUNA OF PANAMA IN A 10-ROUND FEATHERWEIGHT CONTEST IN PARIS ON MONDAY.THE FIGHT WAS AN ELIMINATOR FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP HELD BY SUGAR RAMOS OF CUBA.

    IT WAS A FAST, SAVAGELY-FOUGHT BOUT, PACKED WITH ACTION AND THRILLS.ROUND SEVEN HAD THE CROWN ON ITS FEET AS THE TWO BOXERS BATTERED EACH OTHER ROUND THE RING.

    IN THE FINAL ROUND, KING LANDED A VICIOUS RIGHT TO THE JAW THAT HAD LAGUNA GROGGY.LAGUNA HELD ON GRIMLY, CLINCHING AND HITTING CLOSE IN, TO SURVIVE THE CLOSING SECONDS.

    THE REFEREE RAISED LAGUNA'S HAND IN VICTORY AT THE BELL - BUT IT WAS A CLOSE VERDICT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA11KTUMLULJFMGFR0WD3QTX1SL
    Media URN:
    VLVA11KTUMLULJFMGFR0WD3QTX1SL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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