Sport: Rejuvenation

Jess Willard, huge anachronism of the ring, struck a blow for middle-aged men. The blow landed flush on the point of Floyd Johnson's jaw in the closing seconds of the eleventh round of their fight at the New York Yankee ball park. The force of Willard's fist lifted Johnson off his feet and he dropped like a dead man. He was unable to answer the bell for the twelfth round. Willard, 42 years old, had knocked out the best of the young heavyweights, a man young enough to be his son.

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