Frankfurter Zeitung 13.06.1930: Max Schmeling becomes world champion in Boxing

The preliminaries for the world championship in all weight classes, on Thursday night at Yankee. Stadium was held in New York, took an unfortunate end. Sharkey

Frankfurter Zeitung 13.06.1930: Max Schmeling becomes world champion in Boxing

The preliminaries for the world championship in all weight classes, on Thursday night at Yankee. Stadium was held in New York, took an unfortunate end. Sharkey led up to the fourth round, clear on points, but had to be in the break between the fourth and fifth round because of a low-blow disqualified, so that actually Failed was the winner. Our New York correspondent tells us about this fight the following:

battle report

"New York, 12. June. In the first Moment of the struggle of the Americans Sharkey the German Max Schmeling seemed to be obviously superior. Schmelings cover was against the excellent "left-Straight" Sharkey's as much to weak, so that the German countless the face had to accept the hit. Schmelings tactic was then, this dangerous Left of his opponent by a deep crouched position and make it ineffective.

But Sharkey was able to keep up with ease, his opponent in this difficult to treat Defensive position with its fast and accurate Left hand in a game of chess.

Schmeling had some good moments, but he landed several double hook at the head of his Egners, but Sharkey was able to reciprocate these hits almost always the same. In the fourth round, Schmeling seemed to have been from the heavy hits he used to have corners, to be taken seriously. In the middle of this round, he staggered considerably and made even before the low blow, Sharkey's the impression close to the knock-out. Sharkey's unfair low blow was hisses of the 80 000 spectators who attended the fight, out. The audience, however, was objective enough to applaud the decision by the Ring judge.“

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analysis

The report of our correspondent is entirely in keeping with the image that we had outlined in no. 424 prior to this fight. The decisive factor is the quick Left of the American, one constantly had the end of the work, and by their hardness, and accuracy constantly dangerous weapon of attack, the Schmeling only his much-vaunted counter-strike counter was. His success built from the outset on a Defensive weapon, to report to the full use of him, the opponent after the full battle, available to us, only once, offered the opportunity.

The best defense is also in the sport of Boxing is still the attack.

Against a fast and experienced opponents you can come up with a cool Wait for the best Moment to success, if luck would have it. How hard that is but, had to Schmeling know in the fight against Sharkey, of him, from the beginning, under a rapid fire of his left Straight and took his attack to the development of come left.

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find to lose by all accounts, Schmeling was up to the decisive Foul Sharkey's on the way, of course. Twice embarrassed in these circumstances, that to him only because of an offense of his opponent awarded the victory had to be. From the report of the "United press", refer we

Updated Date: 15 June 2020, 07:20

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