• Short Summary

    Alex Buxton wins British Light Heavyweight Championship from Dennis Powell

  • Description

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    LV fight in progress. SV Buxton (wider stripe on trunks) carries fight to Powell, Powell slips, goes down, but rises right away. SV Buxton again forcing fight. STV both boxers swap blows to head until Buxton slips. CU men in audience smoking long cigars. SV Buxton jabs away with left. SV Buxton jabs away with left, until they tie up in centre of ring. CU infighting. LV both boxers miss as his opponent ducks - end of round. CU Powell receives attention to eye. GV crowd. CU time keeper starts round. SV Buxton fighting Powell against ropes. CU Buxton fighting, lands right uppercut which sends Powell down. SV Powell rises and resumes fighting. CU Tommy Farr. CU Buxton slams away at Powell's body. LV referee stops fight. SV crowd. CU Buxton wearing British Light Heavyweight Boxing Championship belt.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    124.06
    Media URN:
    28921
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:25:00 / 01:15:46:00
    Canister:
    53/83

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