• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S ALAN RUDKIN, EMPIRE BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION, IS IN FINAL TRAINING BEFORE LEAVING ENGLAND FOR AUSTRALIA AT THE END OF THIS WEEK TO MEET LIONEL ROSE OF AUSTRALIA FOR ROSE'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AT MELBOURNE ON MARCH 8.

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S ALAN RUDKIN, EMPIRE BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION, IS IN FINAL TRAINING BEFORE LEAVING ENGLAND FOR AUSTRALIA AT THE END OF THIS WEEK TO MEET LIONEL ROSE OF AUSTRALIA FOR ROSE'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AT MELBOURNE ON MARCH 8.

    ROSE WHO WON THE TITLE FORM JAPANESE FIGHTING HARADA, HAS SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDED HIS CROWN TWICE IN THE PAST YEAR. RUDKIN HAS HAD ONE PREVIOUS ATTEMPT AT THE TITLE, IN 1965, WHEN HE LOST TO HARADA.

    THE FIGHT WILL BE THE FIRST WORLD TITLE FIGHT STAGED AT MELBOURNE'S KOOYONG AREA FOR SIXTY YEARS.

    DURING A WEEK IN TRAINING AT THE NOBLE ART GYMNASIUM THIS WEEK, RUDKIN WAS ASKED HOW HE FELT ABOUT THE FORTHCOMING CONTEST.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC3IBJ1A8H0V63DIVYNF6PD1V2
    Media URN:
    VLVAC3IBJ1A8H0V63DIVYNF6PD1V2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment