Sport: Fancy Dan Pug

He was the classic pug, a jug-eared middleweight with a flat, stolid face, the thick torso and bulging shoulders of a heavyweight. Even so, Utah's Gene Fullmer, 28, was no better than an 8-5 underdog for last week's National Boxing Association middleweight championship fight* in San Francisco. For Fullmer's opponent was the toughest man in the business at the bloody art of toe-to-toe brawling; in 74 fights New York State's hatchet-faced, knobby-kneed Carmen Basilio, 32, had never once been knocked out. Only Basilio seemed to have a pro's real appreciation of Fullmer's skills:...

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