Sport: Scoreboard, Oct. 7, 1957

¶ Sugar Ray Robinson, 37, four-time middleweight champion of the world, earned close to $500,000 for 15 rounds of fist fighting in which he showed an admirable capacity for absorbing punishment and a furious skill at dishing it out. Round after round, Challenger Carmen Basilio, 30, plodded in to belt his man from heart to haircut, and Robinson fired back with deadly effect. Basilio's head bobbed like a light punching bag at the end of Robinson's jackhammer jab. He started the fight sullen with 5 o'clock shadow; he finished looking like a man who...

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