EEC - April 28, 2007
Some fight results and a fight announcement headline today’s Early Eight Count…
News, Notes, and Rumors:
- EBU Cruiserweight Champion David Haye was victorious in his heavyweight debut last night with a TKO win over Tomasz Bonin in the first round. Haye improved to 19-1 while Bonin fell to 37-2. One of the most interesting things to note is that Haye weighed in at a stout 231 lbs for the bout despite fighting the majority of his fights at the cruiserweight limit of in or around 200 lbs.
- Dan Rafael of ESPN is reporting that a rematch between Rafael Marquez and Israel Vazquez is currently set for August 4th on Showtime. If you recall, the two last fought on March 3rd with Marquez taking Vazquez’s belt and stopping him in the 7th round. Vazquez’s corner was forced to throw in the towel after Vazquez apparently told his corner that he could not breath correctly.
- Both Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr successfully made their 7 day weigh-ins prior to their fight on May 5th…
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