Floyd Patterson Vs. Ingemar Johansen

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


93488. Floyd Patterson Vs. Ingemar Johansen. June 20, 1960. ABC net/ABC-TV net simulcast. Commercials deleted. A heavyweight championship fight from the Polo Grounds, New York City. The recording starts with the referee's instructions. Johansen is knocked out in the 5th round, making Patterson the first heavyweight champion to regain the title. Coverage of the fight is complete. Floyd had been training in Newtown, Connecticut. Rocky Marciano is interviewed. Floyd Patterson, Ingemar Johansen, Arthur Mercante (referee), Les Kiter (blow-by-blow), Howard Cosell (color), White Bimstein (Johansen's manager), Rocky Marciano. 27:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

85810. Floyd Patterson Vs. Ingemar Johansen. March 13, 1961. ABC net, WMNR, Columbus, Ohio aircheck. The broadcast originates from Convention Hall. The third meeting between these fighters. The recording starts with the introduction of the judges. A heavyweight championship fight. There's a knockout in the sixth round. Floyd Patterson, Ingemar Johansen, Bill Regan (referee), Jack McCarthy (ring announcer), Howard Cosell (color), Les Kiter (blow-by-blow), Cus D'Amato. 28:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

88175. Floyd Patterson Vs. Ingemar Johansen. March 18, 1961. ABC net, WOKO, Albany, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Mennen, Carling Black Label Beer. A 15-round championship fight, from the Miami Beach Convention Center. Patterson is knocked down twice in the first round, so is Johanssen! "This is one of the greatest first rounds of all time!" Patterson falls down in round 2. Rocky Marciano, Arthur Mercante (referee from the previous fight) and Hugh O'Brien comment before the fight. Floyd Patterson, Ingemar Johansen, Marty Allen (national anthem), Jack McCarthy (ring announcer), Billy Regan (referee), Bill Owen (commercial spokesman, Carling), Lou Lombardi (WOKO local round-up of the fight), Howard Cosell (color), Les Kiter (blow-by-blow). 60:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

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