Difference between revisions of "1961-05-30 Johnny Caldwell w pts 15 Alphonse Halimi. The Arena, Wembley, London, England - EBU"

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1961-05-30 [[Johnny Caldwell]] w pts 15 [[Alphonse Halimi]], The Arena, Wembley, London, England - EBU. Referee: Ben Bril. Technically brilliant, Caldwell (116½) was up to everything Halimi (117½) could muster when outboxing and outfighting the champion to take a clear points decision from the referee. The last round was chaotic, Halimi going all out for a kayo only to be met toe-to-toe by Caldwell and dropped for an ‘eight’ count before the bell rang. Halimi had been cut over the left eye as early as the second round.
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1961-05-30 [[Johnny Caldwell]] w pts 15 [[Alphonse Halimi]], The Arena, Wembley, London, England - EBU. Referee: Ben Bril. Technically brilliant, Caldwell (116½) was up to everything Halimi (117½) could muster when outboxing and outfighting the champion to take a clear points decision from the referee. The last round was chaotic, Halimi going all out for a kayo only to be met toe to toe by Caldwell and dropped for an ‘eight’ count before the bell rang. Halimi had been cut over the left eye as early as the second round.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:17, 22 March 2013

1961-05-30 Johnny Caldwell w pts 15 Alphonse Halimi, The Arena, Wembley, London, England - EBU. Referee: Ben Bril. Technically brilliant, Caldwell (116½) was up to everything Halimi (117½) could muster when outboxing and outfighting the champion to take a clear points decision from the referee. The last round was chaotic, Halimi going all out for a kayo only to be met toe to toe by Caldwell and dropped for an ‘eight’ count before the bell rang. Halimi had been cut over the left eye as early as the second round.