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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 3, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 18 the stars and stripes sunday March 3, 194, Griffith favored in Garden fight b new York a adj Fra Zier s ferocious workouts and Emile Griffith s steady effective sparring sessions Back up the Odds favouring the training twins for the title doubleheader at Madison Square Garden Mon Day fights will be shown on closed television in 70 . An Canadian cities plus being seen on Home screens in Mexico Italy and puerto Rico with the action starting at 9 30 . , of Philadelphia and Griffith of new York have been sharing the same training new York a comedian Dick Gregory scouted Madison Square Garden Friday to Hel plan a demonstration against the Buster Mathis Joc Frazier heavyweight boxing match and called for a nationwide Boycott of television sponsors for the Legregory predicted 3,000 per sons would take part in the demonstration monday sponsored by Black Power militant protesting the dethroning of Muhammad Ali As heavyweight Champion after he refused to be drafted into the armed forces. Quarters at Kiameshia . They have watched each other train and have helped each other with suggestions. The foot-llv�, 205-Pounderwith the tree trunk legs is a 1 favorite Over King sized Busty Mathis of grand rapids Mich for four state new York Massachusetts Maine and Illinois recognition As world heavyweight Champion. Buster is a 6 3, 245-pounder.Griffith, 7i/ 2, 154-Pounworld middleweight King is 5 Choice Over the 11, 160pound Nino Benvenuti in thei third title fight. By fight Tim Griffith May be As High As 1 in the Frazier a knockout puncher with his left Hook Eyer workout is like a real fight hat s the Way it was with Ocky Marciano the retired undefeated heavyweight Cham Ion Frazier resembles Rocky n fighting style and determine ion.,. That s the Way i fight so Why should t 1 train that Way said Frazier at his Camp Fri Day. Sure i get hit but i get hit a fights too. I m out to get my Man and i m going after Mathis. He s Gonna of his opponents have been scared of him retorted Mathis i m not scared of him. My heart is too big to get thing not Many Guys have used a Good stiff Jab against him like the Jab 1 use. Everyone Points to Frazier knockout of George Cuvalo As big thing for him. Well Chu Valo did t Jab and Cuvalo was stopped because of the other beatings he took before. He was bound to go big Buster has t excited any of the critics with his boxing drills the nimble giant a displayed an improved stiff Jab and a Good left Hook that could Surprise first collision could deter mine the outcome of this fight. The stars and stripes pistons to keep is a life Detroit up Dave Debusschere Sank 12 of Detroit s last 14 Points to carry his club to a 131-121 win Over the St. Louis Hawks Friday night Ashe pistons continued their fight to make the National basketball association playoffs. St. Louis leaders of then a s Western division had pulled up to 118-109 when Debusschere went to work. The pistons in last place Byone half game in the Eastern division prior to the contest had blown a 33-21 first period Lead and fell behind 58-56 at the half before Dave Bing s shoot ing and feeding led them to a 95-86 third Quarter was High for the game with 32 Points while Zel Mobeaty was High for the Hawks with 26. Debusschere hit 23 and Aba Roundup buccaneers sail past Amigo chums 118-114 Eddie Miles added Detroit which lost 26 for Forward Terry Dischinger in the second Quarter with a torn ligament in his right ankle. Doctors did not know howling Dischinger would be out. The game marked the return of Detroit Center Joe Strawder new Orleans up Austin Lobbins pumped in 31 Points Friday night to Pace then w Orleans buccaneers to a 118-114 american basketball association Victory Over the Anaheim Victory the sixth in eight against Anaheim increased the bucs first place hold in the Western division to 3 2 games and buried the Amigos in the cellar 18 2 games Back. The bucs rolled into a 38-27lead after the first Quarter and increased that to 56-42 with 3 42left in the second Quarter. Steve Chubin led an Anaheim rally and closed the Gap to 62-58 at the Orleans ran off a string ?. 13 straight Points Over a two minute period Early in the third Quarter to stretch their Lead Anaheim Verlcy Kru inor a Java is Iva o cd Iuliu Jan. A 111 Tot tvs i. 1/b i to anal Lullu. Ii ell1h Ili to i1.15 32 pm i m 1 i Iii i i i ,.,.-. Am i ,.-., 1 Ui ,1 a11. Aili, new o Tola to i i Voi Li-ui.i totals 3419-2687 Tolar 3622-2994 Chick to 2321261787 Boston 31222318-94 fouled out none. Total fouls Chicago 20, Boston 20. Attendance 8,000. Nine at the half. Chicago Kep up the scoring pressure into the third period Knotting the Gam eat 56-All with 9 01 left in the Quarter on a Bob booze jumper from mid key. However Boston came right Back outscoring the bulls 12 to 1 on fou continued on Pago is Nas geared himself towage through whatever firepower Buster can Muster to get in his dynamite. Frazier has scored 17 kno. Ecord. Mathis has a 23-0 rec including 17 knockouts. A Griffith now 30 and in his 18thworld title fight has rarely been As consistent in his pre Fie drills As he has been for his rub or match with the Rangy . The muscular slim Waiste Champion will be giving away reach height and weight again and knows hell have to stay on top of the , did that in the second fight and was the Boss most of the Way. He has been especially Sharp with his stiff lefts to the Lead and his smashing combi nations to the ribs Benvenuti won the first fight and title last april Over an admittedly Over confident Griffith. Nino took charge and surprised mile with his variety of punches. In the second fight in sep tember Griffith knew what to expect and was ready for it. Hews the aggressor from the has just been so so in his workouts at Grossinger,. He had a fight Only last Jan. 19 with Charley Austin income and May not have needed too much work to reach Peak form. Finish preparation Frazier Mathis and Griffith All finished their boxing Prepa rations Friday. A Divenuti had his last sparring session on tuesday. Mathis who had been boxing without a Cha guard at his Rhine Beck ., Camp sparred our rounds with heavyweight George scrap Iron let up on spar mates Don Warner and Paul Johnson in a three round Drill. I Ain t hurting no one this time said Frazier. Griffith had a private work out. After it was Over his Trainer and co manager Gil Clancy predicted Griffith would win by a knockout somewhere Between the eighth and Lith rounds. Dave Debusschere. Hot Streak who had been suspended forgive games All of which the pistons lost. St. Louis Unity unites Wiki to f 6 h he Kleih Ohl Sli lilt tin i Iti g 10 4 j2 i 12-2 0 7 0 0 7 Ti 7 1 7 3 2 t Jii 10 11 is 018 13 17 3 Detroit hint Milulit re Llu Loloi Fox Hirv vile Walker Elk Ink l Nuovo g f t 11 10 12 3211 20 9 23 11 10 00 8 00 7 00 0 8 0 0 t to il0 iou i i Jv be Bry. I i j la j Tai i i to in ii.,-i Nii. In11. I. I. K,.i.-, i .1. A i w i. I ii i. Or Ai a i i. Ii i i 11 in -. I Lii ii ii j a. a total 48 25-31 1i1 total 4835-44131 Detroit 33 23 39 36 131 St. Louit 21372835121 fouled out Detroit Ilia Wizir. Tutill Foila Douvil i St. 32. Altu Nilace 8,th5. Boston up the Bosto celtics paced by the in Point game High shooting of Bailey Howell stalled a fourth period Chicago bulls rally and went Onu win 94-87, Friday night. The celtics leading 7 70 atthe end of three periods had trouble making their shots Andev tidied As clem1 Ila skins tied the score at Hihi on a if tout jumper with 710 left and a foul shot 10 seconds later. Jiu Boston scored the next 10 straight four by Tom Sanders and one each by Llowell Tom Thacker and Don Nelson and giant heavyweight Buster Malhis. My heart s too by to

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