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Monday, October 29, 2007
On this edition of NO HOLDS BARRED, host Eddie Goldman speaks with award-winning boxing writer and our correspondent, Charles Farrell, about the current state of the heavyweight division in boxing.
We discuss the recent fights between Juan Carlos Gomez and Oliver McCall, Alexander Povetkin and Chris Byrd, and Samuel Peter and Jameel McCline. We talk about upcoming proposed fights such as IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko against WBO champion Sultan Ibragimov, and WBC interim champion Samuel Peter against WBC regular champion Oleg Maskaev, as well as the prospects for title unification and the emergence of one preeminent heavyweight champion in this oft-criticized division.
In this lengthy discussion, we touch on virtually every top heavyweight in the world today.
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Labels: Alexander Povetkin, boxing, Charles Farrell, Chris Byrd, Eddie Goldman, Jameel McCline, John Ruiz, No Holds Barred, Oleg Maskaev, Ruslan Chagaev, Samuel Peter, Sultan Ibragimov, Wladimir Klitschko