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FROM THE ARCHIVE: Blood and guts

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BLOOD AND GUTS: The photographer captured in this image the savagery of Tony Zale and Rocky Graziano’s historic three-fight series, against which all trilogies are judged. The series took place in 1946, ’47 and ’48, all three ending in knockout. Zale won the first and third meetings, Graziano the second. This photo was taken during Graziano’s sixth-round KO of Zale at the old Chicago Stadium in Chicago. Click the image for a larger version.

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