From the December 28, 2009 issue of ESPN The Magazine - Tim Keown profiles Kris Lawrence, who developed a plan to create the next great heavyweight champs by turning former football players into boxers. Can this save the heavyweight division?
He may have lost an election in the Philippines, but Manny Pacquiao will not lose the latest Fight of the Century.
Jermain Taylor and Ozell Nelson were two poor, stuttering Arkansans who had faith only in each other. Years of hard work later, the boxer and trainer are reaping rewards.