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 Last update:  1/9/2013       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Brian Nielsen Would Like To Fight Again After Surgery
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Danish boxer Brian Nielsen hopes to fight on despite facing major surgery to replace both hips.

"I am well aware that I'm a very old man and it will soon be 'over and out'...but I'd like one or two more fights before it's all over," the 47-year-old heavyweight told Denmark's TV2 ahead of surgery planned for Wednesday.

"But it's not just me who decides, the family will also have something to say. I haven't discussed it with the doctors, it's not necessary."

Nielsen's last outing in the ring ended in a defeat by Evander Holyfield in May 2011 in Copenhagen in a WBF heavyweight title bout.

The Dane, who boasts a professional record of 64 wins in 67 fights, said he will know soon after his operation whether a comeback will be possible or not.

"If I'm not back on my feet after a month, it's over. But that's not how it'll be - I'll be up again after a week," Nielsen said.

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comment by Mick Higgs, on 01-09-2013
Bring on Bugner!

comment by Simurgh, on 01-09-2013
We want rematch! :boxing::439:

comment by BattlingNelson, on 01-09-2013
Somebody stop him. This is ridiculous and painfull.

comment by LacedUp, on 01-09-2013
'Super' Brian Nielsen, the boxing teddy bear - please retire- - Everytime I hear this guy speak, I don't understand a word he's saying (yes I speak Danish); when that happens you know it's time to call it a day.

comment by G22, on 01-09-2013
Watch out Wlad!!

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