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DAN HODGE: BOXER
Don Granger
November 18, 1957
America's best wrestler has turned boxer—here is the story of his amateur debut the other night before a Kansas fight crowd
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November 18, 1957

Dan Hodge: Boxer

America's best wrestler has turned boxer—here is the story of his amateur debut the other night before a Kansas fight crowd

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"About 16, I think."

I felt his upper arms, his belly and his thigh. There was muscle in the arms and thigh but his belly was soft and jiggled to the touch.

"You're not in what I would call great shape. When was your last fight?"

"Two years ago."

"You haven't fought in two years?"

"No."

"Have you been in training?"

"No, I've been working. But I've been doing some roadwork lately."

"How far do you run?"

"I'm not sure, just run."

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