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Danny Williams Interview: Revenge with Mrázek would be great!

PRAGUE – He came to Czech Republic for two weeks, for two fights and to prepare for the last fight in his career. But forty-year-old Danny Williams (46-21) has another goal to achieve.

“I want a revenge with Tomáš Mrázek. I beat him once and I think it is possible to beat him again and to have a great fight,” says a nice bloke from Brixton who admires Jersey Joe Walcott, Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali and Rocky Marciana. And also, surprisingly, Mike Tyson. A man who was beaten by him… Continue reading

Danny Williams: The Warrior who can’t quit – will face Oleg Maskaev in Russia November 4th

maskaev3Two ageing heavyweights who really should be happily enjoying retirement will meet in Russia on November 4th. R-Sport reports how Oleg Maskaev, the former WBC heavyweight champion, will face Britain’s Danny Williams in Krasnodar, Russia. 44-year-old Maskaev, 38-7(28) was to have faced Corey Sanders in a rematch of a 2002 meeting which was won by Sanders via 8th-round TKO, but Sanders was unable to get a visa to travel to Russia. 40-year-old Williams, who has a 44-18(33) record (having lost his last eight outings, half by stoppage) was available and has been brought in at short notice.

Maskaev, known as “The Big O,” launched his latest comeback in December of 2012, and since then he has picked up two wins (a 3rd-round TKO over Owen Beck and, last time out in May of this year, a ten-round UD over Jason Gavern). Williams should certainly have quit at least a couple of years ago (he is unable to get a licence to box in Britain), while Maskaev, also way past his best, appears to have at least something left. Continue reading

First-Ever Live Professional Boxing Event Is Coming To Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 15, 2013–The first-ever live professional boxing competition is coming to Abu Dhabi. Lion Heart Boxing Productions, a global Boxing Promotion and Sports & Entertainment Company based in Kinnelon, New Jersey (USA), will introduce live professional boxing to Abu Dhabi by producing a version of its acclaimed Thursday Night Fights series at the 5,000-capacity du Forum, located on Yas Island, in Abu Dhabi. Continue reading