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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 11, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stows jams. A a is f it of comeback fight ?7 4weinar Johansson former world heavyweight Champion knocked out jamaican Joe Bygrave Here Friday night in the seventh Roundin his comeback try to regain the Johann Bott weighing 200 pounds to by Graver 309 put the jamaican on the Canvas in the second j round for a four count on his Way \ to the Victory. / Bygraves never recovered from the Knockdown and was in trouble the rest of the Way until Irish referee Andy smythe stopped the fight after 2 minutes 8 seconds of the seventh to War technical knockout by american standards. Ing take command Johansson in command Aii a by grave took the first round opened Nasty Cut Over Bygraves left Eye in the fifth round. Johansson started the seventh round with Sharp lefts to Bygraves injured Eye opening the Cut again. Midway through the round the bewildered Bygraves dropped his hands in a Neutral Corner an smythe stopped the fight the swede went into the ring a4-1 favorite mainly on the Power of his right hand which Kod Floyd Patterson in the third round of their june 1969 title fighting now rated sixth challenger to Patterson s Crown has chalked up .23 wins. He has lost Only twice both times. To Patterson. The tin loss was when Patterson regained the Crown in june i960 and the second Wes in their rematch last March -. After the fight Bygraves said the Only change he could see in Johansson was that he had become his punch to not More dangerous. If it Nad been he would have had me in the third when he went Down in the second he said he frit the punch but did1 Ingo suffers tax setback Miami a Inge Max Johans son. Swedish heavyweight. Fighter lost another round in Federal court Friday in his attempt to escape paying income taxes the n govern ment claims he owes. . District judge Frank or. Denied Molona by Johansson s attorneys for a new trial to Amend the judgment to Amend the findings of fact and to make additional findings of fact the motions were submitted to Johnson in the form of written briefs Jan. 14 and he sent his Rul ing to Federal court in Teml from his office in Montgomery Ala j Johnson presided at Johansson income tax trial Here last year. Johansson claims he is a resident of Switzerland and therefore is exp empt from us. from his fights with Floyd Patterson have been tied up since last March when Patterson knocked out the swede at Miami step in the litigation prob ably will be a Appeal to a higher court ? rams butt Broncos in com z West Loop Bussac. France special Larochelle s rams strengthened their hold on second place in the com Western league Here Friday night As they spanked the last place Bussac Broncos 78-56. Four of the rams hit in double figures As Bob Bowman led the Way with a 19-Point Harvest. Team mates Jack Earley Dae Meyerand Tom Springs added is 14 and 11, respectively not see it that s when i Learned that he is faster than when we met before in 1956."Johansson said i knew i had him All the Tom and i was never afraid. I think it is excellent that x did not have to finish him completely and i am very satisfied that the referee stopped the fight be cause Bygraves obviously could no stand on his feet Johansson collected about 120,000and Bygraves about 58,000 for the fight the Gate was about $50,000 n.�. Lifts orders Crown go i continued from Page 18 Mission the British boxing Board rot. Control and the european Box Ling Union of the action against Moo re. In London j. Onslow Fane pres ident of the Bobc said his organization also probably would de throne Moore. The Ebu also i expected to follow suit since it is much stricter than most commis Sions on the six month defense Rule. Archie still can boast of being the Champ in California and Massachusetts for the time urch executive officer of Loes reveals flans to quit continued from Page 19 National league record for participation in double plays at second base last season with a total of144. The old Mark of 137 was set in 1956 by Jackie hit .265 in 152 games. He had 21 doubles two triples 13 Home runs and 59 runs batted in. Elsewhere among Sig ups Relief Pitcher Lindy Mcdaniel took a sizable Cut in salary i signing his contract with the St Louis cardinals. Outfielder Charli James was Given a modest increase. Detroit tigers Catcher Dic Brown and right handed Pitcher Gordon Seyfried returned signed contracts. The Cleveland indians announce the signing at a sizable Bonus of Melvln Bell 2t-year-old Catcher who hit ,370 for grabbing la College. The Cincinnati reds announced Pitcher Dave Sisler and infielder Tommy Harper returned signed contracts. Snow time again at Bowe track Bowie my. A the 40-Dayhorse racing season opened Friday at Bowie race track under typical conditions it was snowing. The Snow started Drifting Dow about 2h hours before Post time at 1 30 . And a thin White layer covered the 8,268 Bowie fans a Hardy lot weren t Bowie red because Over the years they have become accustomed to it last year for in stance Snow halted the racing four 1958, thousands of fans were marooned at the track overnight when transportation was paralysed by a heavy snowfall. The grandstand has been enclosed for the last three or four Yea Sand it was warm and comfortable inside. Harrows worked the track Back to its natural Brown color Between the races experts rated the track As fast and the jockeys said the Snow did t cause their mounts an trouble. Jockey Art display Baltimore up Oil por traits of the in members of the jockey s Hall of Fame Are of Dis play in the clubhouse at Pamlico. The California commission said the subject of Moore s title would be discussed at a feb. 17 meeting in los spokesman for the Massachusetts commission said he expected the body would follow the usual procedure and take no action unless Moore should apply for a Massachusetts boxing License. In that Case he said the action would fit the circumstances. Moore won the 175-Pound Crow from Joey Maxim in St. Louis on dec. 17, 1952, and gel a Light heavyweight record for both the length of his reign and of defences 9. He successfully defended against Maxim twice Johnson Bobo Olson Yolande Pompey Tony Anthony Yvon Durelle twice and Gal Ford Johnson s new York manager was present at the new York commission s press con Ference. He said Johnson had signed contracts for title fight with Jones with promoter Chris Dundee in Miami and Herman Tay Lor in Philadelphia. Gainford who also advises sugar Ray Robinson said Jones could take his pick of the Sites. Alex Koskowitz Jones manager left thursday for a vacation in Jamaica. It was Learned however that he probably will of terms from Tay Lor calling for a guarantee of $17,-500 against 20 per cent of the Gate and television Money. John son is slated to get a guarantee of 520,000 for to and 40 per cent of the , incidentally was the last Champion to have his title taken away by the new York com Mission. The commission stripped him of the middleweight Crown on dec. 5, 1952, when sugar Ray Wason a dancing tour. Robinson announced his retirement 13 Day Slater. They All Pic nor pc 4. Tvs of lit -1" to � a jul i. A Moore to a to " san Diego a whenry Ottgen a Little older everyone picks on you Archie Moore said Friday when informed he had been stripped of his title by the new York state athletic. Commission.? ills manager Jack Doc said the action orians the Gates Tor a $1 million lawsuit by 7 we want to lose Thelt Lulf to the ring not by politics Kearny Saldi Archie has held the title for 10 years and defended it nine times we re disappointed Jan the com Mission s action Kearns said it. Feemst that All the commissions throughout the country Are becom ing matchmakers and promoters. We be had no legitimate offer Romany promoter with championship inducements outside. Of Gene full of � \ -. The new York body took the title away from Archie because of his failure to arrange for a defense it also directed Harold Johnson of Philadelphia and Doug Jones of new York to enter into articles of agreement to fight for the already is recognized As Light heavy King by the Aba. Archie has fought Johnson five times and knocked him out for the title the last time Kearns said Moore has beaten him four out of five times. Johnson and Jones were matched two months ago in Miami but Johnson pulled out because fan injury. Jones lost to Eddie r Machen. It seems to me All the in Terest has been taken out of a Jones Johnson bout for the action could Cost Champion big Gate for Fullmer match los. Angeles a the new York state athletic commis Sion May have taken a big payday away from Archie Moore when i announced it no longer recognizes him As Light heavyweight Champion. Los Angeles promoter George Parnassus had been hoping to arrange for Archie to defend hts title against Aba middleweight Champion Gene Fullmer. But having lost recognition inner York Archie is now Champion Only in California Massachusetts and Europe. There is no indication of what the California commission will do when it discusses Archie s stat sat a meeting feb. 17. But if Massachusetts and Europe follow Newyork s Lead and they Are expected to Archie would t have much title to defend by the time he got around to Fullmer. This would Hurt Moore because title defense against Fullmer probably would produce a sub Stantial Gate. Parnassus has said both Moorland fullmer1 s manager Marv Jen son Are interested in such a fight Parnassus hoped to put it on in Diego los Angeles or perhaps As Early As May. Moore is meeting heavy weight contender Alejandr Lavorante in a no title match Here March 30. By he if Ito Lwft sum hunk a cub the in. Omatz tic Sinuc or Iii it a i its it to to stat. I Fri " cd Tel Witri Wutti Mph i ohm 73, cwt. Met Tori a till if Tom hurry Iii Itonia 7s, St attn 74. Ill Fri what Myhr cd. To Ctm. Now Alfh lid ill Al a Titan Coto state 72. Blk Hill. To state h. Her Fott vote m. In Pvwu-91, duh a 81. Ski Cohutt Utah in. Air shh to tit tit a Jav Jet state to St inert 87, a Authorn cotard menu 5, Adina Daft state 92. It i state aft 73, or mfr 67 Cutera Wuhan Toti 80. Punt College Bunten Celt to z Denver 4, Ulah iian t death threats to Coal defer mass. Prep rag Chicopee mass. Up the coach and Star players of u High school basketball team received death threats eve of the big game it was disclosed Friday. The threats resulted in postponement of Friday Nigga me with Holyoke High school a which Chicopee if it,7i have clinched the Valley league championship. Principal Henry Fay disclosed that the Yves of coach and player Francis Moose Stronczek were threatened phone. He said two other players adso1 were warned of 1the postponement was criticized by Holyoke principal Patrick. He accused Chicopee of not fulfilling its Contr the game was called off at the insistence of Chicopee Stronczek a 6-foot, 2-Inch player went Over the last week Inthis High school career. \ his Mother received the Fol St cd wednesday Nigl answered the phone the second time. Ait Anonymous Stronczek would get a knife in the Iback if he played if you play i la kill you tie was warned. Similar threats were received thursday night by Moge. Chicopee has a record of 11 wins and to losses in a Competition " t

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