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    SYNOPSIS: Carlos Monzan of Argentina -- since 1970 the holder of the world middleweight boxing crown -- will offer a shot at that title to the winner of next Monday's fight in Paris between Emile Griffith and Jean Claude Bouttier, the European champion.

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    SYNOPSIS: Carlos Monzan of Argentina -- since 1970 the holder of the world middleweight boxing crown -- will offer a shot at that title to the winner of next Monday's fight in Paris between Emile Griffith and Jean Claude Bouttier, the European champion.

    Griffith -- facing the camera here -- has the distinction of Being the only boxer to win the welter eight crown three times. He also held the middleweight title, losing it to Nino Benvenuti in 1968 -- and now hopes to achieve the distinction of being the only man to hold that title twice.

    GRIFFITH TALKED ABOUT J.C. BOUTTEN THE FIGHT prior to his departure for Paris.

    Griffith's manager is wary of fighting in Argentina since the man who referred his last fight there had been seen earlier in Rome -- carrying Monzan's bag to the airport after a figh??? in Italy.

    A new George Foreman was an display in New York City today at a news conference called to promote his first heavy weight title shot -- against Joe Frazier -- in Jamaica in January. Foreman, who turned pro after his success in the 1968 Olympic, has won 37 consecutive fights, 34 by kayos. Standing next to an amazed Joe Frazier, the challenger was brash...arrogant..absolutely confident he will be the next heavyweight champion. NBC News reporter Tim Rvan was there.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADZXTFRTZZGX25EO06B7U3RKOY
    Media URN:
    VLVADZXTFRTZZGX25EO06B7U3RKOY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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