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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 14, 1983, Tokyo, JapanMonday february 14, 1983 Pacific stars and stripes Hagler sports 23 from Page 28 also had the Best of a toe to to Exchange. Then in the fifth round Hagler,158v6, Shook Sibson with a hard left to the face. The Champion switching quickly from a left handed stance in which he jabbed with his right hand to a right handed stance next crashed a right to the face that brought blood cascading from Sib son s the fifth round Sibson s left Eye began to close. With Hagler scoring with punishing right jabs a Cut opened above and to the left of the Eye and blood streamed Down Sibson s face. At the end of the round a ringside physician exam ined the Eye and let the fight continue. Hagler then took the matter into his own hands and stopped it in the Don t want anybody to say i told you so said Sibson before the fight expressing a fear he might Embar Rass himself. He did he also said no one dictates to me in the Well Marvelou Marvin Hagler dictated to Toby fight was action packed from the beginning and had the sellout crowd of 13,577 in the centrum roaring. Quite a few fans had come from England to cheer Sibson on and the Union Jack waved in various parts of the Arena. Tony Sibson left and Champ Marvin Hagler punch at close Range. A Sibson was bidding to become the fifth englishman to win the world middleweight title. Instead he will have to be satisfied with his $567,000paycheck he got for suffering his fourth loss against 47 victories and a made $1.6 million from the fight which was telecast by Homeboy office and on limited closed circuit in the United states an England. Hagler now has a 56-2-2 record with 47 knockouts. Six of those knockouts have come in six title defences. And in those defences he has never been sharper than he was Friday night. Two of the former English middleweight champions were on hand to watch Sibson s bid. They were Terry Downes and Minter. The other two English champions were Bob Fitzsimmons and Randy Turpin. Jailed sex Saint asks for a reduced sentence new Orleans a Mik Strachan a former new Orleans saints running Back serving Athree year Federal prison term for Selling cocaine has asked Federal judge to reduce his sentence because his family needs a letter to . District judge Veronica Wicker Strachan asked to be allowed to return to his wife and two children in suburban Kenner. I Pray the court gives me Bac the Opportunity to be a father said the letter from Strachan who is doing his time in jail at the Maxwell air Force base Nea Montgomery Ala. Strachan who was indicted on12 cocaine counts pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy and on count of Selling cocaine to his National football league team mates. The government dropped the other counts in the plea bargain looking Back on my guilty plea your Honor i did plea guilty but i never have considered myself a dope dealer but person caught up in the fast life of the nil a person having a goo time with my teammates and so called friends the letter realize my mistake Stra Chan s letter continued and my main concern now in life is for my love my wife very much and i hate to see her suffering so much now with two Small children s letter also said we were All caught up in an unfortunate and illegal Way of life where we exchanged drugs with judge Wicker set March 16 to hear arguments on the request to Cut the sentence. Vet Oiler pleads innocent to Momm Hagler holds aloft his world championship Belt. A Houston a Veteran hous ton Oiler cornerback Greg Stemrick pleaded innocent Friday to a charge of possessing about two Grams of cocaine a court official coordinator Janet mooring said no trial Date was , 31, was arrested Jan. 12 with teammate . Wilson after they came out of a bar being monitored by narcotics officers assistant District attorney Chuck Cottingham remains free on $5,000 Bond. Wilson has pleaded innocent to charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended License. He is free on $800 Bond. Cottingham said police observed Stemrick carrying a White officers had Good reason to believe the substance was cocaine Cottingham said. The officers identified themselves and there was physical disagreement. After he Stemrick was in Handcuffs the officers recovered the celts voice ailing Boston a Johnny most 59,the gravel voiced announcer of the Boston celtics for nearly a third of Century is recovering from a stroke at Massachusetts general has been radio announcer for celtics National basketball association games for 31 years

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