• Short Summary

    TRAINING WAS ENTERING ITS FINAL STAGES UNDER THE USUAL SUPPRESSED PRE-FIGHT TENSION IN TWO BOXING CAMPS RECENTLY IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL.

  • Description

    TRAINING WAS ENTERING ITS FINAL STAGES UNDER THE USUAL SUPPRESSED PRE-FIGHT TENSION IN TWO BOXING CAMPS RECENTLY IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL. PREPARING TO DO BATTLE FOR THE EUROPEAN BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE ON JUNE 19TH WERE THE CURRENT CHAMPION, PIERO ROLLO OF ITALY, AND ALFONSO HALIMI OF FRANCE, FORMER WORLD BANTAMWEIGHT TITLEHOLDER. BOTH MEN GAVE IMPRESSIVE DISPLAYS DURING WORKOUTS WAS FRENCHMAN OF THE PRESS. HALIMI'S REGULAR SPARRING PARTNER WAS FRENCHMAN CHRISTIAN MARCHAND; ROLLO'S A WELSHMAN, DAY KORP.

    THE FIGHT WILL BE HELD IN TEL AVIV'S NEW 25,000 SEAT STADIUM UNDER THE PROMOTION OF JACK SOLOMONS OF BRITAIN. IT IS REPORTED TO BE THE FIRST PROFESSIONAL BOXING MATCH HELD IN ISRAEL AND IS THE FIRST EUROPEAN TITLE FIGHT EVER STAGED OUTSIDE THE CONTINENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABSNHAD9CNE7G4NWSXBKMG87LD
    Media URN:
    VLVABSNHAD9CNE7G4NWSXBKMG87LD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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