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Eric Powell of Manchester vs Bob Bates of Sunderland Featherweight Contest Plus Sid June vs Jackie Todd Original Handbill

Eric Powell of Manchester vs Bob Bates of Sunderland Featherweight Contest Plus Sid June vs Jackie Todd Original Handbill

Original 10 3/4" x 5" handbill 3rd December 1945, Public Baths, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

***PRESENTS***

Eric Powell of Manchester, a brilliant boxer with a smashing record, has recently defeated Frankie Jackson, Hull, Cyril Mawdsley, Preston and Kid Tanner after 12 hours notice. Powell decisively outpointed P.O. Ben Duffy at Hanley in May this year.

VERSUS

Bob Yates of Sunderland, a human fighting machine, and one of the toughest boys in the game, topped the bill at Liverpool Stadium in May this year against Bert Jackson, Northern Area Featherweight Champion, and fought a sensational fight to a disputed points decision.




Sid June of Barnsley, an all action and never-say-die battler who always pleases by his displays of strong two-handed fighting, has defeated Teddy Ramsey, Billy Fletcher, Doncaster, etc.

VERSUS

Jackie Todd of Sunderlamd, a rapidly rising lightweight, who is heading for the top by his sterling abilities, recently defeated Al Roe, Preston, Johnny Lynch, Sunderland, Pat Casey, Newcastle, etc.




Jock Kennedy of Glasgow, a strong, clever and hard punching boy who comes with a great record, lost on points to Vince Hawkins.

VERSUS

Billy Bridgart of Derby REPLACED by Jack Crossley of Derby

PLUS

Harry Brotherhood of Mansfield vs Curly Kelly of Sutton

Jack Hardin of Manchester REPLACED by Jim Curley of Sheffield vs Dennis Friar of Sutton



Condition very good (top edge creasing, small hole letter 'B'(oxing) & 1945 & WP handwritten in pen)

Price: £35

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