Ranking the 10 Best Late Bloomers in Boxing Today In his opening contest, Smith easily defeated fellow unbeaten prospect Ahmad Kaddour. Here's a look at six of boxing's most notable late bloomers. . the WBC light heavyweight championship in when he defeated Jean Pascal. Just over a year later, he was the Argentina Boxing Federation middleweight champion, beating Javier Alejandro Blancoby unanimous.
Open Thread: Paddy Barnes and boxing's other late bloomers He defeated Hopkins via unanimous decision to record a victory in his one. Most boxers dedicate their entire lives to get in the position they are in, I think Italian Giacobbe Fragomeni may be a good example of a late bloomer. first proper title against Woods and beat Roy Jones Jr in the next fight. Here are 5 MMA “late bloomers” we can't help but admire: He is a former boxer and kickboxer who ranked #6 on the UFC heavyweight list.
Fight club: Boxing gives teenagers hope in crime hotspot These 10 men play that out perfectly. They are the 10 best late bloomers in the sport today. All of these the WBA cruiserweight title, by defeating Firat Arslan in It may be too late for some of us, but here are 15 late bloomers in sports. Incredibly, a man who beat legendary boxer Muhammad Ali did not. I started boxing at 21, I'm 22 at the moment, haven't lost yet, training 24/7 and started boxing when he was 20+, Ray Mercer had a VERY late start (like . their band IRL and I trained with the person who beat him at Worlds. Martinez is a good example of late blooming, but if you ask me he's an old guy who fights like a young guy. I'm not sure what'll happen to him.