• Short Summary

    JOHNNY FAMECHON, THE AUSTRALIAN WHO HOLDS THE WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT BOXING TITLE, IS CURRENTLY TRAINING IN ROME FOR THE FIGHT ON MAY 9 WHEN HE WILL DEFEND HIS TITLE AGAINST MEXICAN LEFT-HANDED BOXER VINCENTE SALDIVAR.

  • Description

    JOHNNY FAMECHON, THE AUSTRALIAN WHO HOLDS THE WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT BOXING TITLE, IS CURRENTLY TRAINING IN ROME FOR THE FIGHT ON MAY 9 WHEN HE WILL DEFEND HIS TITLE AGAINST MEXICAN LEFT-HANDED BOXER VINCENTE SALDIVAR.

    FAMECHON HAS HELD THE TITLE SINCE JANUARY 21, 1969, WHEN HE BEAT CUBAN JOSE LEGRA IN LONDON. SINCE THEN HE HAS TWICE BEEN SUCCESSFUL IN DEFENDING THE TITLE AGAINST HARADA OF JAPAN.

    IN HIS PROFESSIONAL CAREER OF 66 BOUTS, FAMECHON HAS LOT ONLY FOUR FIGHTS, WITH SIX DRAWS.

    FAMECHON'S SPARRING PARTNER IS A LEFT-HANDED BRITISH BOXER MICK LAWD. THE CHAMPION IS REPORTED TO BE IN GOOD SPIRITS. HE HAS SAID THAT ALTHOUGH SALDIVAR IS A GOOD PUNCHER, HE EXPECTS TO KEEP THE TITLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2R17PDWDE6W22N9ZYMLRTG2CR
    Media URN:
    VLVA2R17PDWDE6W22N9ZYMLRTG2CR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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