• Short Summary

    In New York, boxers Ken Buchanan and Roberto Duran step up their training programme in preparation for their title fight in Madison Square Gardens next Monday (26th June).

  • Description

    In New York, boxers Ken Buchanan and Roberto Duran step up their training programme in preparation for their title fight in Madison Square Gardens next Monday (26th June).

    The Monday night will be the third time that Scotsman Ken Buchanan has defended his world lightweight championship title. An NBC team filmed Buchanan training under the eye of Gil Clancy at his training camp in Grossinger, New York.

    Buchanan has lost only one of his 44 professional fights -- and that defeat is treated by many as a suspect decision.

    Challenger Roberto Duran of Panama was filmed by the NBC at his nearby training camp near Lake Kiamesha in New York's Catskill Mountains.

    Despite Buchanan's impressive record, Duran is confident, and is predicting a knockout by the 9th round. The film includes sound-on-film of NBC reporter Dan Grabel interviewing Duran's trainer Freddy Brown.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4WPK0Z9WO4D9XYE4FJDEWCQQO
    Media URN:
    VLVA4WPK0Z9WO4D9XYE4FJDEWCQQO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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