The Cuban fought Vitali Klitschko for the Ukrainian's heavyweight
title as did Kevin "Kingpin" Johnson, the American with a 24-1-1 record.
In this day of the large heavyweight
, it makes one wonder how he will compete should he rise into the top 10 and beyond.
Nelson has been the WBO's cruiserweight world champion since 1999 but is considering a move back to the lucrative heavyweight
Carrying a sheaf of telegrams in downtown Union City, New Jersey, Jimmy was drawn to a huge crowd that had assembled outside the offices of the Hudson Dispatch, where two megaphone-wielding staffers were providing a blow-by-blow account of the heavyweight
championship fight in Toledo.
Maloney said: "Boxing is as good as the heavyweight
division, and unfortunately, the heavyweight
scene, right now, is the worst I've known it in the quarter of a century I've been involved in the pro ranks.
Jones picked up a cool $10 million for beating Ruiz, however, and Lewis believes there are other heavyweight
challengers out there who could tempt the American into defending his new title.
The Brooklyn born Briggs, 35, continues to thrill boxing fans ever since he won his first-ever World Title from former WBO Heavyweight
Champion Sergei Liakhovich last November.
But I also think that if he or his people (Arreola is managed by Henry Mendez) wanted to keep him undefeated, they shouldn't have taken this fight with me because in his amateur career and professional career, he has never fought a heavyweight
of my caliber.
division has always been the glamour division.
It had been 10 years since promoter Bob Arum was involved in a heavyweight
Jameel "Big Time" McCline, one of the hottest contenders in the heavyweight
division, has been re-signed to an exclusive, multi-year promotional agreement with Cedric Kushner Promotions, it was announced today by CKP president Cedric Kushner.
Tarver (22-2, 18 KOs), the World Boxing Council light heavyweight
champion, and Johnson (41-9-2, 8 KOs), who holds the International Boxing Federation belt, likely will be stripped of their titles for not meeting mandatory challengers.
He defeated now WBO heavyweight
title holder Lamon Brewster in 2000, and has stepped into the ring with such outstanding heavyweights
as Jameel McCline, Wladimir Klitschko and Lawrence Clay-Bey.
This is a great match up between two of the most exciting heavyweights
in the division.
We believe that he is one of the top young heavyweights
in the world.