Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/30/14
Some guys just don't know when to quit, and James Toney (73-7-3, 44 KOs) returns to the heavyweight division to battle journeyman Bobby Gunn (21-4-1, 18 KOs) at Landers Center in Southaven, Miss., on Saturday night. Toney is coming off a loss to Denis Lebedev last November that didn't just border on the disgraceful; it crossed the border, dropped its pants, mooned the border guard, then went racing off on a motorcycle at maximum speed to parts unknown. For 12 painful-to-watch rounds, Toney couldn't get anything going offensively due to what was either extreme old age or drunkenness; it would almost be excusable if the latter. Lebedev won all 12 rounds on all three judges' cards, and even if the judges were Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, and Gale Van Hoy that would've been true. James Toney is 43 years old. Twenty years ago he was a transcendent middleweight and excellent super middleweight, but those days are as far in the past as good Cameron Crowe movies, a living Kurt Cobain, and ...
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1 Comment:
  • today boxing sport not good , retired boxing come back to
    boxing too old after used all money come back to make some money
    the best boxing sport can do is when boxing retired automatic
    cancel lisense. look today too old heavyway champion.
    look james toney, hopkins, erik morales not good for sport
    make this business go down.after miketason out boxing down...

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