December 7, 1990 |
Mexico's Julio Cesar Chavez, widely regarded as pound-for-pound the best boxer in the world, will defend his two junior welterweight titles Saturday but former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is stealing most of the attention. Many boxing fans will be focusing on finding out just how far Tyson has come since James (Buster) Douglas knocked him out last February to win the heavyweight crown.
July 25, 1992 |
Alex Stewart stopped Paul Poirier at 1:04 of the third round of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout at Catskill, N.Y. Stewart, coming off a controversial majority-decision loss to George Foreman on April 11, sent Poirier through the ropes late in the second round and ended the bout with a barrage of punches.
November 18, 1989
Alex Stewart underwent surgery to repair tendons in his left hand, which he injured during his eight-round loss to Evander Holyfield in their heavyweight bout Nov. 4 at Atlantic City, N.J. Stewart, who lost for the first time in 25 fights, tore tendons over the knuckles of the middle and little fingers.
June 26, 1993 |
By Sunday, Alex Stewart will either be a 29-year-old heavyweight in line for a title shot or a former contender with a reputation of not winning the big one. Stewart will mark his birthday by fighting a rematch with Evander Holyfield tonight at the Convention Center. "It's very rare to get a second chance," Stewart said. Actually, it's a last chance for Stewart, who was knocked out of the championship picture by Holyfield on Nov. 4, 1989.