Sport: Fights

Mandell v. Singer. Because he has been growing too heavy for his class, Sammy Mandell, lightweight champion of the world since 1926, trained in sweaters under the July sun, dried out in steam baths. On the morning of his fight with Challenger Al Singer, last week in The Bronx, he weighed himself secretly, found he was 136 Ib. instead of 135 lb., put on thick clothes and ran around the Yankee Stadium until the pound came off. That evening, pallid and drawn, he came out of his corner cautiously to meet Singer, sturdy Bronx...

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