Sport: Wills-Firpo?

Harry Wills, Negro heavyweight of New Orleans, and Luis Angel Firpo, Pampas Bull of the Argentine, tentatively agreed to fight for a consideration of $250,000, 25% of the cinema rights to each.

The Promoter. Neither Tex Rickard nor Max Reinhardt is to stage the great spectacle. Lew Raymond, first named Lewis, a gentleman experienced in making matches before the Pioneer Athletic Club of Manhattan, a face as well known on Mulberry Street as J. P. Morgan's is on Wall Street, assumed management of the event for three friends, "each capable of the dizziest finance."...

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