• Short Summary

    THE EUROPEAN LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION, PIERO DEL PAPA OF ITALY, MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE AS A HEAVYWEIGHT IN WEST BERLIN LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    THE EUROPEAN LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION, PIERO DEL PAPA OF ITALY, MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE AS A HEAVYWEIGHT IN WEST BERLIN LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY). DEL PAPA WON A UNANIMOUS TEN-ROUND POINTS DECISION OVER JUERGEN BLIN OF WEST GERMANY.

    DEL PAPA WAS THE MORE POWERFUL OF THE TWO BOXERS AND KNOCKED BLIN TO HIS KNEES TWICE IN THE SEVENTH ROUND WITH PUNISHING BLOWS TO THE BODY. THE ITALIAN, HOWEVER, WAS GUILTY OF BARGING AND UNRULY TACTICS DURING THE FIGHT AND WAS WARNED FOR LOW PUNCHING IN THE TENTH ROUND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE99MMGNRGXSXU91NSVYKT9MRZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAE99MMGNRGXSXU91NSVYKT9MRZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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