Sport: Ambers v. Canzoneri

Luigi D'Ambrosio (Lou Ambers) and Tony Canzoneri began fighting each other in 1931. They fought several rounds every day. Canzoneri, then lightweight champion, was training for an important bout and Ambers was his sparring partner. When Canzoneri finished training and his sparring partner went on to become a fighter famed in his own right, the Canzoneri v. Ambers combat, instead of ending, became intensified. When they met for the lightweight championship in 1935, Canzoneri won. When they met again last September, Ambers won. Last week, in Madison Square Garden, they fought for the...

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