- Title: UK: CHIONOI TRAINS FOR WORLD FLYWEIGHT FIGHT.
- Date: 13th September 1967
- Summary: Chartchai Chionoi in training; boxing with sparring partner. Initials JBC/V/AS/EEH FOR USE IN SCHEDULED NEWS PROGRAMMES ONLY Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
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- Location: LONDON, UK
- Country: United Kingdom
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- Story Text: Chartchai Chionoi, the world flyweight champion, is in hard training in London for his return defence bout with Walter McGowan at Wembley next Tuesday. Chartchai took the title from his Scottish opponent in Bangkok last December.
In an earlier defence of his title-watched by McGowan and promoter Jack Solomons in Bangkok-Chartchai knocked out his Thai challenger, Puntip Mankit, in three rounds.
In other negotiations, Mr. Solomons is trying to match McGowan with the world bantamweight champion, "Fighting" Harada, at Wembley, in November.
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