• Short Summary

    A CHEERING CROWD WITH BOUQUETS AND ITALIAN FLAGS BESIEGED NINO BENVENUTI, ITALY'S NEWLY CROWNED WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION WHEN HE ARRIVED IN MILAN TODAY (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    A CHEERING CROWD WITH BOUQUETS AND ITALIAN FLAGS BESIEGED NINO BENVENUTI, ITALY'S NEWLY CROWNED WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION WHEN HE ARRIVED IN MILAN TODAY (THURSDAY).

    REFERRING TO HIS POINTS VICTORY OVER EMILE GRIFFITH ON MONDAY, BENVENUTI SAID: "I FOUND A STRENGTH IN ME WHICH I NEVER THOUGHT I HAD."
    HE CONFIRMED HE WOULD HAVE A RETURN TITLE FIGHT WITH GRIFFITH IN NEW YORK ON JULY 13TH, BUT BEFORE THEN HE MIGHT MEET LUIS FOLLEDO, OF SPAIN, IN DEFENCE OF HIS EUROPEAN TITLE.

    NINO BENVENUTI IS 28 YEARS OLD, AND UNTIL MONDAY WAS RANKED THIRD IN THE RING MAGAZINE TABLE OF BOXERS. HIS VICTORY ON MONDAY GAVE HIM HIS 72ND WIN OUT OF 73 PROFESSIONAL FIGHTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7DGB35PEBWJYFMTG945248ZV4
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DGB35PEBWJYFMTG945248ZV4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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