35,000 at boxing contest at Anfield


Monday, June 13 – 1932
Nel Tarleton, the British featherweight champion, and Al Brown, the Panama holder of the world’s bantam-weight championship, fought a draw over 15 rounds on the Liverpool Football Club’s ground last night, which was described by Mr. Johnny Best, the promoter, as a “real semi-final” for the world’s featherweight title.
Between two of the speediest, cleverest, and generally acclaimed masters of ring-craft a perfect exhibition of boxing skill was expected, and the 35,000 spectators were not disappointed.
(Western Daily Press, 14-06-1932)

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