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· Anon.
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June 28, 1939 world heavyweight champion Joe Louis took on challenger "Two Ton" Tony Galento in New York City's Yankee Stadium.

Here is a short summary of Galento's last press conference before he broke training camp.

The Press: "What do you think of your chances against Louis?"
Galento: "Joe who?"
The Press: "Joe Louis."
Galento: "I never hoid of the bum."
The Press: "Tony why do you train at night?"
Galento: "Cuz I fight at night!"
The Press: "What do you think of William Shakespeare?"
Galento: "Never hoid of him, what's he one of those foreign heavyweights? I'll moider da bum."
The Press: "What did you have for dinner last night?"
Galento: "Oh, six chickens, a side of spaghetti, a bowl of vegetables, then I wash it down with a dozen bottles of Pabst Blue Ribbon. But I'm real serious about the fight tonight, I haven't had any hard liquor in two days."
Galento vs. Louis/1939: "I'll Moider da Bum" - html

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