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Jeff Lacy Training Photos

14.07.05 - Photos by Tom Casino / Showtime: Focused and determined, well-conditioned IBF super middleweight champion Jeff Lacy works out and then poses after a training session in St. Petersburg, Fla. With a world title unification showdown against WBO 168-pound titleholder Joe Calzaghe all but set for later this year, the unbeaten Lacy faces a stern test when he defends his crown against former world champion and current IBO super middleweight kingpin, Robin Reid, on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at 9 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast)..



The scheduled 12-round bout at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Fla., will be Lacy's , first appearance in front of his hometown fans since he turned pro. "I am so excited," he said. "We are still a few weeks away but this month is moving along so slowly. It is like it is moving backwards. "This is going to be a great fight, and I am ready to put on a show. Reid is a good fighter. But I can't wait for Aug. 6 to get here.''



IBF Super Middleweight Champion Jeff "Left Hook" Lacy training July 12, 2005 at St. Petersburg Boxing Gym in St. Petersburg, Florida for his upcoming title defense against Robin Reed at The St. Pete's Times Forum on August 6, 2005 Live on Showtime 9 PM ET/PT



As a testimate to how far he has come, Jeff Lacy sweeps the walkway of his new home and says he will continue to sweep out his division when he takes on Robin Reed at the St. Pete's Times Forum in Tampa on August 6, 2005 Live on Showtime 9 PM ET/PT.



Relaxing at home in Tampa, after his training session in preperation for  his upcoming title defense against Robin Reed on August 6, 2005 on Showtime 9 PM ET/PT, Jeff Lacy enjoys watching his old fight footage. Lacy says " I  enjoy watching how much I have developed through the years.


Article posted on 14.07.2005



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