• Short Summary

    THE ORIENT FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION, MISUNORI SEKI, OF JAPAN, FLOORED HIS SOUTH KOREAN CHALLENGER, CHUNG BOX LEE, THREE TIMES IN THEIR BOXING MATCH AT OSAKA, JAPAN, ON WEDNESDAY TO TAKE A FAIRLY EASY VICTORY ON POINTS.

  • Description

    THE ORIENT FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION, MISUNORI SEKI, OF JAPAN, FLOORED HIS SOUTH KOREAN CHALLENGER, CHUNG BOX LEE, THREE TIMES IN THEIR BOXING MATCH AT OSAKA, JAPAN, ON WEDNESDAY TO TAKE A FAIRLY EASY VICTORY ON POINTS. SEKI, THE WORLD'S THIRD-RANKED FEATHERWEIGHT, WILL MEET THE WELSH FEATHERWEIGHT, HOWARD WINSTONE, FOR THE VACANT WORLD TITLE IN LONDON ON THE 23RD OF JANUARY.

    IN THE SECOND ROUND, SEKI FLOORED CHUNG WITH A STRAIGHT LEFT TO THE CHIN FOR A MANDATORY COUNT OF EIGHT. HE KNOCKED DOWN CHUNG AGAIN IN THE SAME ROUND WITH A RIGHT UPPERCUT TO THE BODY. SEKI FLOORED HIS OPPONENT FOR THE THIRD TIME IN THE NINTH ROUND BUT FAILED TO KNOCK HIM OUT, HAVING TO BE CONTENT WITH WINNING ON POINTS.

    IT WAS CHUNG'S THIRD DEFEAT IN A ROW. THE 10-ROUND MATCH TOOK PLACE IN OSAKA'S PREFECTURAL GYMNASIUM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEZZY8EMMVKQS3QEI4SB0XATEC
    Media URN:
    VLVAEZZY8EMMVKQS3QEI4SB0XATEC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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