Boxing: Cut forces Evander Holyfield to postpone Brian Nielsen bout

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl Former four-time heavyweight titleholder Evander Holyfield’s fight with Brian Nielsen has been postponed for two months until May 7 because of the cut Holyfield suffered in his last fight, promoter Sauerland Event announced Thursday. Holyfield, long past his prime but fighting on at age 48, was scheduled to meet Danish national hero Nielsen (64-2, 43 KOs), who turns 46 in April and has not fought in nine years, on March 5 in Copenhagen.

Boxing: Main Events wins rights to promote Zab Judah fight on March 5th

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl Main Events won the right to promote Zab Judah’s vacant junior welterweight title bout against South Africa’s Kaizer Mabuza at a purse bid Thursday and intends to stage the bout at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., probably on March 5. However, that is only if Mabuza accepts the fight for the paltry purse of $25,000 — the portion of the $50,000 bid he is entitled to.

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