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    SYNOPSIS: A Yugoslavian boxing champion who fled his homeland to be reunited with his family in Sydney last night took the first steps in a new sporting career. ???

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    SYNOPSIS: A Yugoslavian boxing champion who fled his homeland to be reunited with his family in Sydney last night took the first steps in a new sporting career. ??? reports..
    ??? T???'s professional career is being handled by one of Australia's best town trainers, Ern ???Guillon. Before last night's fight Paul Mullins asked him how good the Yugoslavian was.

    Todorovic's father has been living in Australia for the past 18 years. His mother and young sister ware about the leave. Yugoslav for Australia in 1971 when the boxer was taken off the p lane by Yugoslav officials. They arrived in Australia without him.

    Steve ACZEL, a nineteen year old former Australian amateur champion was matched with the Yugoslavian last night. It was Aczel's second professional fight, and he was given little chance of winning. However, he went on to provide a major upset. The turning point of the fight came towards the end of round two.

    Aczel scored heavily with punches to the head and Todorovic's damaged right eye.

    At this stage the young Australian ??? a slight points lead. It was a bruising light, with neither boxer prepared to give way. Both fighters missed the ???oll and continued to trade punches until pulled apart.

    ??? the end of the forth round the fight was stopped while ???ce Ji my darrathers exa in??? a customer Todorovic's right eye. Carrathard all was the fight to continue until the end of the round. The forth ??? had been ???rother ??? bruising c???ter with Steve Aczel slightly in front. His right hand counter-punching proved post effective. Todorovic's timing was ut although he score well from close quarters.

    At the end of the forth round Steve Aczel was declared the winner after the referee had again exa???in???d ???CVIC's right eye. ACZEL as delighted.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABDUD1K6VR1QTW90FT8MYZOS2F
    Media URN:
    VLVABDUD1K6VR1QTW90FT8MYZOS2F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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