• Short Summary

    Clayton beats Phillips and wins Featherweight boxing title in Nottingham.

  • Description

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    Featherweight title fight between boxers Al Phillips and Ronnie Clayton in progress. MV. Clayton landing lefts and rights to a tired Phillips. Phillips has stripes down trunks. MV. Clayton forces Phillips against far ropes. MV. Clayton still punishing Phillips. Phillips hanging on, staggers and forces Clayton nearly through ropes. Phillips falls to knees but hangs onto Clayton's pants. They resume boxing. SV. End of round. They return to corners. SV. Phillips receiving attention in corner. SCU. Mrs Clayton. SV. Clayton forces Phillips against ropes. MV. Clayton floors Phillips who rises and they resume fighting. SCU. Close in fighting. LV. Clayton hits Phillips. Phillips staggers back against ropes and sits on bottom one. SV. Phillips on ropes. They resume fighting. SV. Clayton sailing into Phillips. MV. End of fighting. SCU. Lonsdale belt in case. CU. Clayton, the winner.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1441.01
    Media URN:
    47001
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:01:25:00
    Canister:
    51/18

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The bout took place on 26 February 1951.

    The location is Nottingham Ice Rink.

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