Sport: Featherweight

A prime exception to the rule that boxing champions defend their titles as seldom as possible is 25-year-old Freddie Miller. No. 1 featherweight. A stoop-shouldered left-hander with considerable ability, he has whipped 19 challengers since 1933. Three times he beat Petey Sarron, a tough little Syrian from Birmingham, Ala. who. at 28, is an experienced oldster in the ring.

Last week Washington saw the first world championship boxing bout in the capital's history. Opponents for the fourth time were Fisticuffers Miller and Sarron. Though he failed to harm his opponent, who cleverly ducked...

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