Sport: Money's Worth

When Rocky Graziano and Tony Zale meet in the ring, bloodthirsty fight fans get what they pay for. Before knocking out Rocky last fall, Middleweight Champion Zale acquired a cut lip, red welts around both eyes, a buzzing head, a chipped thumb bone and such weak knees that his handlers had to hold him up in the shower. What Tony and Rocky did to each other in last week's return bout, to the loud delight of 18,547 fans, was something to behold.

The barnlike Chicago Stadium felt and smelled like a crowded Turkish bath. A thermometer near the ringside, under the furious...

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