Sport: Clawed by a Tiger

"Are you really a cannibal?" the reporter asked. "Yes," replied Dick Tiger, white teeth gleaming wickedly in his walnut-colored face. "I ate up the governor of Nigeria because he was making the natives restless—and right after that, I got real hungry and ate half the British garrison at Nsukka." The odds makers decided that the muscular Igbo tribesman was only half kidding. Last week, as he stepped into the outdoor ring at San Francisco's chilly Candlestick Park, Tiger was a 1-2 favorite to beat one of boxing's most durable champions: Middleweight Gene Fullmer, 31, the brawling, broken-nosed Mormon elder who won...

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