Found November 08, 2012 on The Daily Sports Herald:
Heavyweight contender "Fast" Eddie Chambers (36-3, 18 KOs) has decided to leave the division and campaign as a cruiserweight. "The cruiserweight division is better because I'll be fighting guys my size," Chambers said. "I may have had some advantages at heavyweight, but imagine me at cruiser, fighting against someone my own size." As a heavyweight, the fast-handed and defensively slick Chambers could frequently earn decision victories over his slower foes. However, that speed came with a price, as the smaller Chambers lacked the offensive pop to threaten the division's larger fighters, as seen in his loss to Wladimir Klitschko. Chambers hasn't weighed over 210 pounds for a fight in more than three years, and feels that the move down to the 200-pound cruiserweight limit will make him more competitive and offer greater opportunities for him to become champion. "I want to be a world champion," Chambers said. "That'...
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Eddie Chambers finally plans move to cruiserweight division

Heavyweight contender "Fast" Eddie Chambers, 36-3, 18 KOs, Philadelphia, has decided to campaign as a cruiserweight. It is a move that he believes will bring him a world title belt. "The cruiserweight division is better because I'll be fighting guys my size," Chambers said. "I may have had some advantages at heavyweight, but imagine me at cruiser, fighting...
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