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TitleLondon v New York - London Amateur Boxing Association (ABA)
Performance Date15 October 1959
Performance DayThursday
Performance Time19:30
Main PerformersW Walker (West Ham ABC),
R Wallace (Hampstead and District ABC),
W Wells (Wandsworth ABC),
G Page (Woolwich Recreational Institute ABC)
Tommy Connolly (Battersea BC),
Juan Vildes,
Peter Benneyworth (Caius BC),
Charley Morales,
Johnny Head (Hampstead BC and Army),
Reyes Cruz,
Paul Warwick (West Ham BC and Army),
Irvin Kelly,
Bobby Kelsey (Monteagle BC),
Vince Shomo,
Dave Thomas (Polytechnic BC),
Oren Johnson,
Johnny Ould (Fisher BC),
Sylvester Banks,
Peter McLaren (Lynn BC),
Warren Webb,
Jackie Pocknell (Lynn BC),
Oren Marcano,
Neil Shaw (Battersea BC),
Tedusio Pagan - boxers
Secondary PerformersJ Lowther - official in charge,
A Cooper - team manager (London),
A Ilett,
E J Tucker - officials in charge of referees and judges,
W J Parmenter,
A J Burgess - clerks of scales,
H Hedger,
E G Tillinghast - referees,
J Holland,
W Parkinson,
S Richardson,
P Keable,
P Lee,
J Pallant,
E Hoss - judges,
J Biggs,
S Young - timekeepers,
J Holmes,
J Beard,
A Hawker,
J McGrath,
W Robins,
W Grove - whips,
F Reardon - team trainer (London),
V Andreetti,
B Kew - seconds,
A Wilford,
J A Mayes - recorders
Performance HostHarry Carpenter - commentator,
B Bradley,
R Webb
Set ListHeavyweight Competition - W Walker (West Ham ABC), R Wallace (Hampstead and District ABC), W Wells (Wandsworth ABC), G Page (Woolwich Recreational Institute ABC)

Inter-City Matches:
Flyweight - Tommy Connolly (Battersea BC) v Juan Vildes,
Bantamweight - Peter Benneyworth (Caius BC) v Charley Morales,
Featherweight - Johnny Head (Hampstead BC and Army) v Reyes Cruz,
Lightweight - Paul Warwick (West Ham BC and Army) v Irvin Kelly,
Light Welterweight - Bobby Kelsey (Monteagle BC) v Vince Shomo,
Heavyweight - Dave Thomas (Polytechnic BC) v Oren Johnson,
Light Heavyweight - Johnny Ould (Fisher BC) v Sylvester Banks,
Welterweight - Peter McLaren (Lynn BC) v Warren Webb,
Light Middleweight - Jackie Pocknell (Lynn BC) v Oren Marcano,
Middleweight - Neil Shaw (Battersea BC) v Tedusio Pagan
Let TypeOrdinary Let
Performance NotesBroadcast on BBC television from 21:05-22:00.

Associated Press Archive holds B&W British Movietone footage of the event (Story No. BM78368).
Related Archival MaterialProgramme (RAHE/1/1959/123)

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Ref NoTitleNumber of PerformancesEvent PromoterSponsor
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