Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/25/14

HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 04: Eddie Chambers of the USA celebrates after winning the WBO Eliminator Heavyweight fight against Alexnder Dimitrenko of the Ukraine during the Universum Champions Night at the Color Line Arena on July 04, 2009 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Krafft Angerer/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Philadelphia heavyweight contender "Fast" Eddie Chambers takes on former World Heavyweight Champion Sergei "White Wolf" Liakhovich on Saturday, January 21st when the NBC Sports Network (currently named VERSUS) brings its inaugural NBC Sports Network Fight Night broadcast to the City of Brotherly Love.  Making his first hometown appearance since 2008, Chambers, (36-2, 18 KO's), who learned to fight in Philly's legendary gyms, will have his hands full when he faces "The White Wolf" of Scottsdale, AZ  (25-4, 16 KO's) at Philadelphia's Asylum Arena.   A former Russian Olympian, Liakhovich is an  aggressive, heavy-handed competitor who rarely takes a step backwards and always makes great fights.  His epic 2006 brawl with Lamon Brewster, when the native of Vitebsk, Belarus won the WBO Heavyweight Championship, is still characterized by many boxing pundits as the best heavyweight fight of the past ten years. Opening the television broadcast at 9 p.m. will be a blisterin...

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