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Johnny Owen: The Long Journey

In 1980, Merthyr-born bantamweight boxer Johnny Owen died after being knocked unconscious in a fight with the defending world champion Lupe Pintor. In this programme his father and trainer meets Pintor, who unveils a memorial to Johnny.

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40 minutes

Last on

Wed 27 Aug 2003 23:50
BBC Two except East, Yorkshire