Sport: Gus Goes Down

Though an old man of 33, Gus Lesnevich still seemed to have his future before him. World's light heavyweight champion, he was also a likely contender for Joe Louis's heavyweight crown. Old Gus, who has knocked 58 opponents galley-west in 75 fights, climbed into the ring at London's White City Stadium last week to meet Britain's clumsy, shaggy-haired Freddie Mills. For nine rounds they hardly touched each other. The referee warned them repeatedly: "Now, boys, this is a championship match. Let's have some action."

Then in the tenth, Mills suddenly came to life. He threw a good roundhouse right and a succession...

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