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Boxing / Garcia Death #159924

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 19, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Armen Keteyian) Questions about boxing raised by the death of Colombian fighter Jimmy Garcia from brain injuries incurred in the ring featured; scenes shown from his bout. [Boxer Gabriel RUELAS - comments.] [Nevada athletic commission Dr. Flip HOMANSKI - talks about the danger of boxers' weight loss prior to fights.] The lack of universal safety regulations in boxing noted. [OFFICIAL - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Keteyian, Armen
Duration:
00:02:10

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