Tony "The Tiger" Thompson and Fast Eddie Chambers were originally scheduled to face-off last night on ShoBox: The Next Generation, which took place at the Bally's Grand Ballroom in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Mormeck aims to become the third former cruiserweight champion to get a heavyweight title shot this year.
Emanuel Steward has hinted his fighter, IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (56-3, 49 KO's), will be back in the ring in December to fight Dereck Chisora or Alexander Povetkin.
With an impressive third round knock-out over former World Boxing Association (WBA) Champion Owen "What The Heck Beck" on June 24th, David "El Niño" Rodriguez upped his impressive undefeated record to 35-0, 33 KOs and picks up the vacant WBC Fecombox heavyweight title (otherwise known as the "Mexican National" title), as well as a top ranking by the men in green, making him an official contender.
Most fighters can only dream of one day fighting for the universally recognized heavyweight championship of the world.
The biggest heavyweight title fight in years wasn't an instant classic as IBF/WBO/IBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49 KOs) scored a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision over cautious WBA champion David Haye (25-2, 23 KOs) on Saturday night at the Imtech Arena in Hamburg, Germany.
The scores were 117-109, 118-108, 116-110.
More to come...