Bruce Woodcock Certain of Fast KO Over Savold: British Version of Heavyweight Title Bout to Lure 50,000 Fans, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-15


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Bruce Woodcock Certain Of Fast KO Over Savold British Version of Heavyweight Title Bout to Lure 50,000 Fans By the United Press LONDON, England, May 13. — Lee Savold and Bruce Woodcock wound up the first week of training for their 15 -round fight June 6 with the usual predictions that they expected to win. From the battlemented Kastle Gwyrch training camp at Abergele. North Wales, Woodcock offered his sparring partners 100 sterling 0 for every time they knocked him down. The records of his sparring partners indicate the offer Is safe. But Woodcock talked bigger than he has at any time since he stopped working on the railroad to sling fists. He was even quoted as saying he would knock out Savold, although the.American heavy all but chilled him in their last meeting 18 months ago. Woodcock successfully claimed a foul. Savold said he was down to 196 pounds and expected to enter the White City ring before a capacity 50,000 spectators at about 191. The sellout at 10 guineas 9 ringside will gross 80,000 sterling 24,000. Promoter Jack Solomons said he would match the winner with light heavy champ Joey Maxim.

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