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MICHAEL WATSON RUMORS

Former boxer Michael Watson shaken by suspected car-jacking

LONDON (AP) Former boxer Michael Watson appealed for witnesses on Sunday after he was involved in a ''very frightening'' suspected car-jacking. The 51-year-old Watson, who was left partially disabled after suffering a near-fatal brain injury during a WBO super-middleweight title fight with Chris Eubank in 1991, was attacked Thursday while in a car with a friend in London. Watson...
Via Associated Press
February 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Watson's says making cut not enough, so time to say 'Adios'

Tom Watson's to-do list at the Masters has changed plenty over four decades, but it usually ended with the same goal: a major championship. On the eve of his last competitive go-round at Augusta National, the 66-year-old, two-time winner finally acknowledged a much more modest plan. ''This is a lot like when I first joined the tour,'' Watson said, ''in that all I'm trying to do...
Via Associated Press
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

With Blackwell in coma, British boxing experiences deja vu

As Nick Blackwell lies in an induced coma in a London hospital following a brutal middleweight title fight, a heavy sense of deja vu is hanging over British boxing. In 1991, Michael Watson suffered a near-fatal brain injury in an all-British world title fight against Chris Eubank. Watson needed six operations to remove the blood clot that had formed on his brain, leaving him partially...
Via Associated Press
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Froch retains world titles with controversial victory over Groves

For twenty odd years, boxing’s super-middleweight division has been synonymous with fighters from the British isles. From Nigel Benn to Michael Watson to Chris Eubank to, the greatest of them all, Steve Collins the 90′s were jam-packed with British and Irish warriors. Following that, Welshman Joe Calzaghe dominated the 168 pounds division for ten years before retiring undefeated...
Via Fight Booth
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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