• Short Summary

    WALTER MCGOWAN, THE WORLD FLYWEIGHT TITLE HOLDER, AND THAILAND'S CHARTCHAI CHIONOI ARE TRAINING HARD FOR THEIR TITLE FIGHT IN BANGKOK ON 30 DECEMBER.

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    MCGOWAN SPARRING; SOLOMONS AND FLEISCHER; MCGOWAN SHADOW BOXING; CHIONOI SHADOW BOXING; CHIONOI SPARRING; BRANCHINI; CHIONOI WITH PUNCHBALL.




    Initials GEM/VS/JH/PC


    SPORT: BOXING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WALTER MCGOWAN, THE WORLD FLYWEIGHT TITLE HOLDER, AND THAILAND'S CHARTCHAI CHIONOI ARE TRAINING HARD FOR THEIR TITLE FIGHT IN BANGKOK ON 30 DECEMBER.

    THE 24-YEAR-OLD BRITISH CHAMPION IS SPARRING FOUR ROUNDS EVERY DAY WITH THAI FLYWEIGHTS, POLISHING THE UPPERCUT AND LEFT JAB THAT HAVE TAKEN HIM TO THE TOP. HE'S WORKING OUT UNDER THE EAGLE EYE OF HIS PROMOTER, JACK SOLOMONS. NAT FLEISCHER, EDITOR OF RING MAGAZINE, IS ALSO IN THAILAND FOR THE TITLE BOUT, AND KEEPING AN EYE ON MCGOWAN'S TRAINING SESSIONS.

    THE THAI CHALLENGER IS WORKING OUT AT BANG SEAN, UNDER THE ITALIAN TRAINER UMBERTO BRANCHINI. BRANCHINI, WHO TRAINED FORMER WORLD FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION SALVATORE BURRUNI, HAS GOT CHIONOI SPARRING FOUR ROUNDS EVERY DAY WITH HIS ARGENTINIAN PARTNER.

    MR. FLEISCHER, OFTEN DESCRIBED AS THE 'FATHER OF BOXING', HAS OFFERED RING MAGAZINE'S GOLD CHAMPIONSHIP BELT TO THE WINNER OF THE FIGHT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE1PWMOYNIFSP5Q9CCK1OU0P02
    Media URN:
    VLVAE1PWMOYNIFSP5Q9CCK1OU0P02
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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