• Short Summary

    GERMANY'S EUROPEAN HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION, KARL MILDENBERGER, LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY) HAD A CONVINCING WIN OVER AMOS LINCOLN OF THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    GERMANY'S EUROPEAN HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION, KARL MILDENBERGER, LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY) HAD A CONVINCING WIN OVER AMOS LINCOLN OF THE UNITED STATES. MILDENBERGER DEFEATED LINCOLN IN THE SIXTH ROUND OF THEIR SCHEDULED TEN-ROUND BOUT IN FRANKFURT, WEST GERMANY.

    MILDENBERGER CHASED HIS POWERFUL BUT SLOW OPPONENT RELENTLESSLY FROM THE OPENING BELL. HE RAINED A BARRAGE OF DEVASTATING BLOWS ON THE MUSCULAR NEGRO, EVENTUALLY FORCING THE REFEREE TO STOP THE FIGHT.

    MILDENBERGER, A 29-YEAR-OLD SOUTHPAW, SURVIVED ELEVEN-AND-A-HALF GRUELLING ROUNDS AGAINST FORMER WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION MUHAMMAD ALI (CASSIUS CLAY) LAST SEPTEMBER.

    MORE THAN 7,000 FANS TURNED OUT IN FRANKFURT'S FESTIVAL HALL TO SEE THE FIGHT LAST NIGHT.

    LINCOLN UNTIL LAST YEAR RATED AMONG THE WORLD'S BEST BOXERS - GOT OFF TO A BAND START, AND COULD NOT SEIZE THE ADVANTAGE.

    FIVE SECONDS BEFORE THE END OF THE SIXTH ROUND HE WAS REELING HELPLESSLY. ALTHOUGH HE MANAGED TO LAND A POWERFUL RIGHT TO MILDENBERGER'S HEAD IN THE FIRST ROUND, THE FIFTH ROUND MARKED THE BEGINNING OF THE END.

    MILDENBERGER BORROWED IN WITH A SERIES OF WELL-AIMED BLOWS THAT LINCOLN COULD NOT DEFLECT.

    MILDENBERGER IS NOW THOUGHT TO BE AMONG THE BOXERS ELIGIBLE TO CONTEST MUHAMMAD ALI'S FORMER TITLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC6AVQ7LCAUJB6BK6GR921F92T
    Media URN:
    VLVAC6AVQ7LCAUJB6BK6GR921F92T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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