Sport: Savoldi v. Mountain

Wearing his customary expression of befuddled disdain, 230 lb. Jim Browning last week climbed into a Manhattan ring to defend his "world's heavyweight wrestling championship" against lithe, indignant-looking Sandor Szabo, the "Hungarian Adonis." After 50 minutes of serious wrestling, in which Browning broke most of Szabo's holds by wriggling out of the ring, the champion caught Szabo in a "flying scissors." Szabo broke the hold but remained sufficiently dazed to fall into it again ten seconds later. This time, when Browning stopped thrashing his legs, Szabo lay still on his back...

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