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FROM THE ARCHIVE: Eye yay eye

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EYE YAY EYE: This is Hall of Famer Carmen Basilio before and after he lost his middleweight title to Sugar Ray Robinson on March 25, 1958, in Chicago. Basilio gave a courageous performance, losing a split decision even though his eye was pounded shut. A two-time welterweight champion, he had taken the middleweight title from Robinson in 1957. Basilio, 85, lives in his hometown of Canastota, N.Y., the home of the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

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