Sport: Uzcudun v. Hansen

Last week saw the second installment of Tex Rickard's heavyweight boxing elimination contest, being intermittently staged in Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. (TIME, Feb. 21) One Paolino Uzcudun, Spaniard, unofficial champion of several European precincts, climbed into the ring with one Knute Hansen,* semi-ferocious great Dane. At the end of ten mildly bloody rounds Uzcudun's hand was held aloft by the referee in token of victory. The small crowd was amused but unimpressed; predicted an early cropper for Paolino.

*Not to be comfused with famed novelist, Knut Hansun.


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