Sport: Sheik's Crown

By a narrow margin the world's light-weight (135 pound limit) title remained last week with soulful-eyed Sammy Mandell, smart-looking "Rockford (Ill.) Sheik."

A roaring crowd at the new crimson- seated Chicago Stadium saw a notable fight. Tired by last minute weight-making tortures,* for two rounds Champion Mandell barely kept his feet as Brooklyn's Tony Canzoneri, tough challenger, rushed and slashed, came close to rocking Rockford's sheik to sleep. Then class told and Tony Canzoneri found himself taking many a left jab, many a deft hook, on...

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