MERSEYSIDE & WIRRAL Archive
Johnny Cooke v Brian McCaffrey
Cooke and McCaffrey battle it out for the vacant British welterweight title at the King's Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, 13 February 1967.
Regarded by many boxing fans as the finest British title fight of all time. Johnny Cooke took the closely fought contest on points over 15 rounds to win the title vacated by Brian Curvis.