• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH BOXING SCENE IS CURRENTLY ENLIVENED BY THE VISIT OF VICENTE SALVIDAR, THE MEXICAN WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION WHO DEFENDS HIS WORLD TITLE AGAINST THE BRITISH AND EUROPEAN CHAMPION HOWARD WINSTON NEXT TUESDAY (9TH SEPTEMBER).

  • Description

    THE BRITISH BOXING SCENE IS CURRENTLY ENLIVENED BY THE VISIT OF VICENTE SALVIDAR, THE MEXICAN WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION WHO DEFENDS HIS WORLD TITLE AGAINST THE BRITISH AND EUROPEAN CHAMPION HOWARD WINSTON NEXT TUESDAY (9TH SEPTEMBER).SALVADOR'S TRAINING WORK OUTS INCLUDE A FIVE MINUTE SPELL, SITTING CROSSED LEGGED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RING, HEAD BOWED AND SHROUDED IN A LARGE WHITE TOWEL -- AN EXERCISE ENABLING HIM TO 'SHED ALL MENTAL STRESSES'.

    NEXT TUESDAY'S FIGHT WILL BE THE FIRST FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE BOUT TO BE STAGED IN BRITAIN SINCE 1934 - AND IT'S LONG BEEN A COMPLETE SELL OUT.THOUSANDS OF WELSHMEN ARE EXPECTED TO DESCEND ON LONDON IN A MASSIVE CHEER OPERATION IN SUPPORT OF THEIR HERO FROM THE WELSH VALLEYS.

    SALVIDAR LEFT THE ONLOOKERS - MANY OF THEM FROM THE WORLD'S SPORTING PRESS, IN NO DOUBT ABOUT HIS FITNESS, AND HIS VIGOROUS TWO FISTED PUNCHING.BUT HE'LL BE UP AGAINST WHAT MANY PEOPLE THINK IS THE FASTEST FEATHERWEIGHT IN THE WORLD IN HOWARD WINSTON.WINSTON HAS BEEN PREPARING FOR THIS IMPORTANT BOUT - THE CHANCE OF A LIFE TIME - FOR MONTHS AND IN PARTICULAR HE'S BEEN PUTTING IN A GREAT AMOUNT OF CROSS COUNTRY, ENSURING HE HAS THE STAMINA TO LAST THE FULL 15 ROUNDS OF A CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEB9VKH0U2QK7EJNU4S4G9YNTT
    Media URN:
    VLVAEB9VKH0U2QK7EJNU4S4G9YNTT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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