Sport: Leo Loses

Thomas Loughran, known as the Philadelphia Phantom, climbed through the ropes at Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, and surveyed the punchable carcass of Leo Lomski, Aberdeen (Wash.) Demon. The Demon stared back; unawed to find himself in the immediate presence of the light heavyweight champion. He stared intently at the champion's chin and when they stepped to the centre of the ring, beginning the fight, took a sock at it. The champion went flat for the third time in his ring career. He tottered to his feet after eight seconds. Sock. Again champion Loughran...

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