Sport: Triumph of the Relic

The greying Negro caught a crushing right hand to the head, staggered backward, fell heavily to the canvas. At the count of nine, Archie Moore, aging light-heavyweight champion of the world, struggled to his feet. Clumsy Yvon Durelle, 29, the pride of French Canada, promptly sent him down again. Before the first round was over, in Montreal's Forum last week, Archie was decked once more for a nine count. The partisan crowd howled at the prospect of watching the long-delayed demise of boxing's most amazing relic. Said Archie later: "Every time I saw...

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