Knowing the possibility of winning at least a bronze medal in the light heavyweight
division due to scarcity of entries from other countries, the boxing association executive director gave Marvin a two-way ticket to try out.
THE British Boxing Board of Control have passed a proposed rule change for reserves in Prizefighter ahead of the International Heavyweights
night at Alexandra Palace on May 7, live on Sky Sports.
On the night that Hopkins fights Jones in Las Vegas Haye defends his WBA heavyweight
title against Ruiz in front of 20,000 at the MEN in Manchester.
Braddock dealt with this loss stoically, confident that his status as top contender for the light heavyweight
crown ensured a lucrative future.
2003: February 8 - Loses European (EBU) heavyweight
Unfortunately when a dominant heavyweight
is dethroned or packs up, it leaves a big void which no-one is actually ready to fill and the standard of boxing suffers.
For Roy Jones to move up to heavyweight
was a challenge he just couldn't pass up,'' said Lewis.
New Yorker Barrett, 37, has twice challenged for heavyweight
world titles, losing to WBC champion Hasim Rahman and WBA belt-holder Nikolay Valuev.
Last Saturday in Paris Haye sensationally won the WBA and WBC cruiserweight titles and immediately decided to move to heavyweight
He's definitely going to go back in there with another heavyweight
because that was by far the biggest purse of his life.
The hottest property in boxing will attempt to wrestle the WBA heavyweight
title from the waist of John Ruiz in Las Vegas.