News December 2011

PHOTO: Jermain Taylor and Andre Dirrell make weight


By @livefight

33-year old Jermain Taylor of Little Rock, Arkansas makes his long awaited return to the ring tomorrow night live on Showtime.

Taylor hopes to make a comeback at middleweight, weighing in at 161 lb for the fight with opponent Jesse Nicklow (22-3, 8ko.

Meanwhile Andre Dirrell (19-1, 13ko) hasnít fought since March 2010, following a DQ win over Arthur Abraham, who knocked Dirrell unconcious whilst slumped on the canvas during the Super Six.

Dirrell will be facing Detroit's Darryl Cunningham (24-2, 10 KOs) who has won his last 17 fights in a row.

Irish and Cuban fans will be in for a treat when Luis "The Lion" Garcia (11-0, 9ko)makes his American debut. The Cork-based light heavyweight takes on Alexander Johnson (12-0, 5ko)in a battle of the unbeaten light-heavies.


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