Sport: Armstrong v. Ross

Another right to the jaw, another left, another right, and still another right, and still another. . . . The 30,000 spectators shrieked to have the fight stopped. They had gone to Madison Square Garden's Long Island Bowl prepared to see a lively boxing match between 28-year-old Welterweight Champion Barney Ross, who had never been knocked out in ten years of prizefighting, and Challenger Henry Armstrong, 25-year-old Negro, who had knocked out 35 of his 37 opponents in the past 18 months. But they were not prepared to see one of the most brutal beatings in the history of the prize...

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