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    Peter Keenan wins a points decision over Frenchman Maurice Sandeyron, to claim boxings European Bantamweight Championship in Glasgow, Scotland.

    GV. Commencement of fight (first 7' for super title.) Keenan taller of two boxers. SV. Boxers in a clinch. SV. Sandeyron rushes Keenan and lands with a hard left hook to the side of Keenan's head. Keenan misses with a right counter punch. Sandeyron rushes in and out bobs and weaves and seems to puzzle Keenan. Sandeyron swings a left. Keenan off balance falls against ropes. SV.

    Keenan settling down lands with left, but Sandeyron still dances about. SV. Keenan tries a rush across the ring. lands with a left and right against the ropes and Sandeyron off balance falls away. STV. Sandeyron ducking and weaving makes Keenan miss Keenan mistiming his punches but several lefts get home. End of round. LV. Round 15 board. Sandreyron being attended to in corner. & SCU.

    STV. Keenan lands with a left. Sandeyron counters with a right swing. Both boxers missing in a flurry of blows until when they tie up in centre of ring. SV. Boxers disengaging. STV. Both boxers swinging blows. SV. Crowd. STV. Both boxers swinging away in corner. End of fight. Sandeyron dances around in a confident manner. SV. Keenan's hand being held aloft in victory. CU. Disappointed Sandeyron.

    (Title Scene "F")

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    01:24:48:00 / 01:26:21:00
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