• Short Summary

    JOHNNY FAMECHON, THE 22-YEAR-OLD AUSTRALIAN AND BRITISH EMPIRE FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION, RETURNED TO HIS BIRTHPLACE, PARIS, RECENTLY AND HAS GONE INTO TRAINING FOR THE FIRST OF THREE EUROPEAN BOUTS.

  • Description

    JOHNNY FAMECHON, THE 22-YEAR-OLD AUSTRALIAN AND BRITISH EMPIRE FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION, RETURNED TO HIS BIRTHPLACE, PARIS, RECENTLY AND HAS GONE INTO TRAINING FOR THE FIRST OF THREE EUROPEAN BOUTS. HE MEETS RENE ROQUE OF FRANCE, IN PARIS ON 11 MARCH, IN AN OVERWEIGHT NON-TITLE FIGHT.

    FAMECHON IS THE SON OF ANDRE FAMECHON, A FORMER FRENCH LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION. HE WENT TO AUSTRALIA AS A CHILD AND, IN RECENT YEARS, HAS FOUGHT HIS WAY TO A WORLD-RANKING POSITION ON THE FEATHERWEIGHT BOXING TABLE. HE IS HIGHLY RATED AS A POSSIBLE CONTENDER FOR THE WORLD CROWN, RECENTLY WON BY HOWARD WINSTONE OF BRITAIN.

    JOHNNY FAMECHON WAS UNBEATEN LAST YEAR, IN SEVEN BOUTS. HE WON TWO OF THE FIGHTS BY A KNOCKOUT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABK4Z7K37KNQ9LKBHH5X48ZIS
    Media URN:
    VLVABK4Z7K37KNQ9LKBHH5X48ZIS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1968
    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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