Tomorrow night, 40 year old WBC Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko (42-2, 39 KOs) defends his coveted crown against 34 year old Polish warrior Tomasz Adamek (44-1, 28 KOs) in front of 45,000 loyal fight fans packed in Stadion Miejski, a newly designed soccer stadium in Wroclaw, Poland.
It was supposed to be a real treat for an undercard - Seasoned veteran versus young star, smooth technician versus knockout specialist...
In poker, the generally preferred style of play for a successful player is called 'tight-aggressive'. This means that, all other variables being equal, a player should wait for a good hand (play tight) and unload heavy bets when the hand comes around (play aggressively).
Following an aborted flirtation with the UFC, the once great James Toney (73-6-3, 44 KO) will meet Denis Lebedev (22-1, 17) for a fight of little significance at the Khondynka Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia. The fight will take place on November 5th.
WBC FECOMBOX heavyweight titlist David "El Niño" Rodriguez (35-0, 33 KO) was to take one more step toward an expected clash with Chris Arreola next year, his expected knockout recital to be supported by a performance from El Paso's Jennifer Han.
Many years ago, the late great Bob Marley sang those magical lyrics as if he needed no further understanding of his message. He was too good for us and left before his time should have been called. We can only see and hear him in music and in video, or the nostalgic black-light tapestry.