• Short Summary

    Britain's Alex Buxton KO's German boxing Champion Max Besch.

  • Description

    Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).

    Britain's Alex Buxton KO's Germany's Max Besch before 5,000 German fans - Besch's first defeat in 25 professional boxing fights. LV. The fighters sparring around (title super over). CV. Alex Buxton lands a right and receives a left. GV. Buxton is pushed over the ropes by Max Besch. Referee starts to count, but he recovers. GV. Crowd applauding. GV. Buxton attacking. GV. The gong for the last round. GV. The fighters shake hands and Besch drives Buxton into the corner. SV. Buxton taking punishment. GV. Besch attacks but Buxton delivers a right hook which lays Besch on the canvas. CV. Besch lying down, tries to rise but falls back again. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. Buxton with his trainer.

    (Lav.) (Orig.K.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    571.20
    Media URN:
    31537
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:12:00 / 01:26:32:00
    Canister:
    56/20

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