Evander Holyfield wants to die

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  1. speeds

    speeds $2.50 highball, $1.50 beer Staff Member Administrator GFX Team

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    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/more...v.holyfield.ap/</p>

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE </div><div class='quotemain'>For Holyfield (42-8-2, 27 KOs), this is a step in his quest to retire as the oldest heavyweight champion. The only four-time champion in the division turns 45 six days after the fight for the WBO title. First up is Ibragimov (21-0-1, 17 KOs), a hard-hitting southpaw who, like Holyfield is smaller than most heavyweights at 6-foot-2. If Holyfield can beat him, he'll only have three more heavyweight title bouts to win before he can reach his goal of retiring with all the belts.</div></p>

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    Good to see that Real Deal has some people in his life that are looking out for him.</p>

    It says something about the heavyweight division when the four recognized champs are Ibragimov, Klitschko, Chagaev and Maskaev. Klitschko is a little better known than the others but still isn't a household name.</p>

    In related news, Klitschko is already practicing the "if he dies, he dies" line for his exhibition with the former champ. </p>
     
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    man_u_barmy_army DYC Legend +Young Prodigy

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    who won this match and give report please?
     
  3. speeds

    speeds $2.50 highball, $1.50 beer Staff Member Administrator GFX Team

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    Holyfield was outclassed by Ibragimov. Ibragimov won the 12-round decision 117/117/118 and went on to lose a title unification bout against Wladimir Kiltcshko in February.

    Holyfield hasn't fought since and will be looking for an easier opponent next time around.

    http://www.eastsideboxing.com/news.php?p=12845&more=1
     

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