• Short Summary

    GUTS ISHIMATSU OF JAPAN RETAINED HIS WORLD BOXING COUNCIL LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE WHEN HE KNOCKED OUT FORMER CHAMPION RODOLED GONZALES OF MEXICO IN OSAKA ON THURSDAY (NOVEMBER 28).

  • Description

    GUTS ISHIMATSU OF JAPAN RETAINED HIS WORLD BOXING COUNCIL LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE WHEN HE KNOCKED OUT FORMER CHAMPION RODOLED GONZALES OF MEXICO IN OSAKA ON THURSDAY (NOVEMBER 28).

    ISHIMATSU WRAPPEO UP HIS SECOND TITLE DEFENCE BY UNLEASHING A FIERCE RIGHT TO THE JAW TOWARDS THE END OF THE 12TH OF THE SCHEDULED 15 ROUNDS. THE 25-YEAR-OLD CHAMPION WON HIS TITLE WHEN HE KNOCKED OUT GONZALEZ LAST APRIL.

    UP TO THE KNOCKOUT, THE FIGHT HAD BEEN EVENLY POISED, WITH ISHIMATSU RETREATING SKILFULLY BEFORE THE WILD FLURRIES OF PUNCHES THROWN BY GONZALEZ, AND COUNTERPUNCHING EFFECTIVELY.

    GONZALEZ SUFFSOED A CUT EYE IN THE FIFTH, AND THE FIGHT WAS STOPPED BRIEFLY TWO ROUNDS LATER WHILE A DOCTOR EXAMINED THE WOUND. BUT THE BOUT WAS ALLOWED TO CONTINUE, AND IT FOLLOWED THE SAME PATTERN UNTIL ISHIMATSU STOPPED RETREATING, LAUNCHED HIMSELF FORWARD AND DELIVERED HIS KNOCKOUT PUNCH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5PC6DUJQDH3XCYOE3G0G9DWHH
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PC6DUJQDH3XCYOE3G0G9DWHH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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