People: Jul. 5, 1968

Plump and prosperous at the age of 45, ex-Middleweight Champ Rocky Graziano knocks out little more than clichés these days as a TV "personality." His old nemesis, Tony Zale, also ex-champ, and now 54, reserves his clinches for an occasional guest in the Manhattan pub where he works as "greeter." So when the two retired fighters met last week in a flack-fixed rematch, their panting efforts damaged nothing but the memories of the three Pier Six brawls—among the most savage in all boxing history—that they slugged out from 1946 to 1948. Graziano, the...