Sport: It's So

Boxing fans remember Joe Louis as a relentless stalker with dynamite in his punch, who held the World Heavyweight Boxing Championship for eleven years, defended it successfully 25 times. Two years ago, at 34, Joe made his final title defense against cautious Jersey Joe Walcott. He won by a knockout in eleven sluggish rounds while ringsiders shook their heads. Joe was slow and flabby; his bald spot was showing. Joe hung up his gloves.

But not for long; Joe could not hang on to money. Soon he was on the tank-town circuit, boxing "exhibitions"...

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