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Henry Cooper v Joe Erskine


Action from the final two rounds of the third of Joe Erskine's five fights against Henry Cooper, for the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles at Earls Court Arena on 17 November, 1959.

Erskine had won the first two fights between the pair on points, but on this occasion Cooper's devastating 12th-round knock-out leaves the Cardiff man - in the memorable words of Harry Carpenter - "arched like a bow over the bottom rope".


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