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    Boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson beats French boxer Jean Walzack in France.

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    Liege, France.

    LV. Black boxing champion, world middleweight title holder, "Sugar" Ray Robinson fighting with French boxer Jean Walzack. Both boxers mixing punches in centre of ring. SV. Sugar Ray doling out heavy punishment with both hands. MV. Walzack fights back but a right and a left send Walzack against ropes. LV. Sparring in centre of ring. MV. Walzack sails but but Robinson calmly steps back. Walzack throws wild left. Robinson back pedalling comfortably. Robinson throws right to Walzack's stomach and a right under arm. Walzack goes down obviously hurt. SV. Crowd. SV. Walzack fights back but more heavy body blows by Robinson force Walzack to hold. SV. Robinson punishing Walzack. Walzack hanging on grimly. MV. Walzack obviously tired, staggers across ring. Robinson closes in and a right hook sends Walzack down. Referee counting. SV. Crowd. MV. Walzack fighting back gamely until right, left and left to chin send him down again. SV. Crowd. MV. Walzack rises. Robinson sails in and a two handed attack finally downs Walzack. Referee stops fight. SV. Referee patting Walzack. SCU. Crowd. SV. Sugar Ray, the winner.

    (F.G.) (Orig.B.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:06:00 / 01:57:40:00

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