North Dakota's fight commissioner has suspended an Iowa boxer for allegedly taking a dive 13 seconds into a bout against former Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons defensive end Ray Edwards.
Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards won his pro boxing debut, a four-round bout that ended with a unanimous decision after he knocked down former amateur kickboxer T.J. Gibson twice.
With the lockout dragging on, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards is set to make his professional boxing debut at a Minnesota casino.
For years we've been hearing that the American heavyweight scene is losing its best prospects to pro football. With an NFL lockout looming and Ray Edwards feeling restless, boxing may win one back.