Theater: Bantam

"I try. I win. Knockout." Thus did Challenger Sixto Escobar, swart, pint-sized Puerto Rican, haltingly predict to newshawks last week the outcome of his bout with Champion Lou Salica for the world's bantamweight crown. When the savage 15-round struggle was over, Escobar was proved two-thirds correct. By a steady body attack, he won the decision, reversed the result of their first meeting three months ago.


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