Looks like the clash between 47-year-old former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield and 41-year-old Francois Botha for the WBF title in Uganda will be pushed back to February 20th.
Good news for former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. Prosecutors in Los Angeles have decided not to file any charges against him after a November arrest for an incident with a paparazzi at LAX. Had prosecutors moved ahead, Tyson could have had his probation revoked for a 2007 drug bust in Arizona.
If Manny Pacquiao ends up going a title in an eighth division against WBA super welterweight champion Yuri Foreman, Pacman would be giving away at least five inches. The size differential, however, doesn’t phase Pacquiao. “Once I hit him in the body we’d be of the same height,” Pacquiao said according to his business manager Eric Pineda in an article published by The Philippine Star.