• Short Summary

    Muhammad Ali won a unanimous decision over George Chuvalo in Vancouver, British Columbia on Sunday night (1 May).

  • Description

    1.
    LV Chuvalo hits Ali with left; two left jabs, by Ali - Ali misses with left hook combination..end of round ten.
    0.22

    2.
    LV Ali hitting with left and right to Chuvalo in corner
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    3.
    GV Crowd
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    4.
    LV Round 12 -- Ali hitting hard and Chuvalo landing left to body and jaw to end round (END OF FIGHT) ZOOM BACK
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    5.
    GV Crowd
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    6.
    SV Crowd in ring around boxers as Ali is announced winner
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    7.
    SCU Ali and Chuvalo walk to dressing rooms
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Muhammad Ali won a unanimous decision over George Chuvalo in Vancouver, British Columbia on Sunday night (1 May). Ali, the former world heavyweight champion, danced about the ring throughout the 12 round bout. Although Ali stunned Chuvalo repeatedly with left jabs and right crosses, he was unable to stop the determined Canadian titleholder.

    Chuvalo continually tried to force Ali into the ropes where he might land telling punches. But the agile Ali continually danced out of reach.

    The bout was similar to the first meeting these two fighters had in 1966 when Ali defeated Chuvalo in a 15 round world title fight in Toronto.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA25IXR4WD1GP6MG80OXH1LVBX3
    Media URN:
    VLVA25IXR4WD1GP6MG80OXH1LVBX3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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