Sport: Risko v. Sharkey

"There is no one I'd rather see licked than that lummox," said the holder of a ringside seat ($22.50) as Jack Sharkey climbed through the ropes last week in Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, to fight "Honest John" Risko, Cleveland "rubber man." Experts had picked Sharkey. So had gamblers. Risko was tough, they said, but Sharkey was tough and fancy. When the bell rang, Risko made Sharkey miss a left, landed a left to the jaw. All through the fight he hooked to the chin and made Sharkey jerk his legs up when he hit him" in the stomach. When the...

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