Sport: Active Firpo

Luis Angel Firpo will demonstrate his battering right in his native ring. He has selected as his opponent Farmer Lodge, incompetent U. S. heavyweight. On the Buenos Aires football field, they will fight 15 rounds, Feb. 10, for the Women's Charity Association of Buenos Aires. Lodge will receive $3,000 and traveling expenses.

Lodge, old, awkward, heavy, has never displayed first-class ability. He was a sparring partner for Dempsey during the latter's preparations for Firpo. Critics agree that Firpo has selected a "set-up."

Erminio Spalla, European heavyweight champ, sailed from Milan to meet Firpo at...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!