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A Fight to Remember


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Introduced by Harry Carpenter.

Two months after the war in Europe ended Bruce Woodcock became Heavyweight Champion of Great Britain and the British Empire. Many people thought that title could be converted to World champion. In order to go that far Woodcock had to meet the Americans, and one of the toughest was Joe Baksi.
London: April 15, 1947 - Bruce Woodcock v. Joe Baksi

Freddie Mills was the current Light-heavyweight Champion of the World. He had met Bruce Woodcock before in 1946 and lost in 12 rounds. Now they were matched again and Mills had not lost a fight for two years.
London: June 2, 1949 - Bruce Woodcock v. Freddie Mills

In the studio to talk about his career, Bruce Woodcock


Presenter: Harry Carpenter
Guest: Bruce Woodcock
Producer: Bob Duncan

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