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Ritchie, The World's light-weight Boxing Champion, Training for His Fight with Freddy Welsh at Olympia.

Soon to be ex-champion Willie Ritchie prepares for his title bout with Freddie Walsh.

Non-Fiction 1914 1 mins Silent


American boxer Willie Ritchie was the world lightweight champion from 1912 to 1914, when the British lightweight champion, Freddie Walsh, won the title from him. This newsreel item captures Ritchie in training for the fight, which took place on 7 July.