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Boxing Scandal #275749

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 03, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Last Saturday's bantamweight boxing match between Jeff Chandler and Jorge Lujan said jeopardized by allegations that promotions firm, Muhammad Ali Professional Sports (MAPS), is under investigation by FBI for possible embezzlement of millions; scenes of Saturday's match shown. Wells Fargo suit involving MAPS, Harold Smith and L. Ben Lewis, discussed; photos shown. MAPS' promotional background outlined. Muhammad Ali's denial of involvement reported [ALI - comments.] [Don FRASER - notes curiosity over MAPS' fins.] California state athletic commission said advised by attorney general not to license upcoming fight promoted by MAPS; details given.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold

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