Thread: Howard Winstone
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Old 08-04-2012, 01:55 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by TED 822 View Post
Probably me,mate.Got it after reading it again.As to what i said before,looked up your dads record,as you know but i didnt he and Walter won one apiece,and the Japanese champ was Fighting Harada.Remember him knocking out American contender Ronnie Jones then saying he didnt think he had it in him.Modest,because he always looked like a puncher to me.
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Funny enough Ted, there was talk of me dad or Walter fighting Howard in 66 or 67, shows how highly McGowan, a flyweight was thought of to be considered for a fight with Winstone, one of the top feathers of the time. Eddie Thomas was quoted as saying that Howard would slap both their arses in the same night. . Me, me dad and Howard jnr were talking about it a couple of years back after more than a few of pints. Howard said, "I'm glad you didn't fight each other cos you were mates, you wouldn't of fought me dad would you Al". Me dad said, "If the money was right"!
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