Sport: Misfire

Middlewight (160 Ibs.) Champion Sugar Ray Robinson, the greatest fighter, pound for pound, of his lackluster day, set his sights high. In challenging Light-Heavyweight Champion Joey Maxim, one-time Welterweight (147 Ibs.) Champion Robinson was aiming to become the third man in ring history ever to hold three titles.*For ten rounds, sweltering under the ring lights at Yankee Stadium one night last week, Robinson was right on target, bombing bumbling Maxim with a brilliant series of rights & lefts, throwing his punches in bunches and dancing skillfully out of harm's way.

But in the pressure-cooker ring, the heat (104°) took its toll. For...

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