Walcott Begins Training, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-04


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Walcott Begins Training PLEAS ANTvTLLE, N. J., June 2 UP.— Jersey Joe Walcott started training today for his heavyweight title bout against champion Ezzard Charles at Pittsburghs 1 Forbes Field July 18. The Camden, N. J., challenger, who is getting his fifth crack at the heavyweight crown, will do solo workouts for a full month before engaging in sparring sessions. Walcott weighs 205 -and -should be down to 193 for the fight.

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