Sport: Who Won, Feb. 20, 1933

¶Monstrous Primo Camera: his fight against Ernie Schaaf for the right to a world's championship bout against Jack Sharkey; by a knockout in the 13th round; in Manhattan. Schaaf, hospitalized immediately after the fight, recovered consciousness after 1 hr. and 45 min., developed an intracranial hemorrhage. Sports-reporters, incorrigibly skeptical about all Camera's doings, first described the knockout as a fake, hastily acknowledged its authenticity three days later when doctors operated to remove a blood clot from Schaaf's brain. Schaaf, 24, never rallied, died early next morning.

¶Roy Mikkelsen, of California: the U. S....

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