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Eddie Chambers Open To The Idea of a Cruiserweight Run

By Luke Furman

Heavyweight contender Eddie Chambers (36-2, 18KOs) would not entirely rule out a future run in the cruiserweight division. Chambers has fought as a heavyweight for his entire career, and weighed as high as 223-pounds, but recently he slimmed down and his weight has averaged around 208-pounds for his last three fights. The cruiserweight limit is 200 and many experts believe Chambers is capable of making the limit.

Inactive since last February, Chambers is waiting to return to the ring. The boxer has been plagued by injuries, which forced the cancellation of a previously scheduled IBF title eliminator against Tony Thompson.

Only heavyweight champions Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin have beaten Chambers. At cruiserweight, there are many talented fighters like Yoan Pablo Hernandez, Antonio Tarver, Denis Lebedev, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, and several others.

"I got my doctor's permission to resume training, so I spent all weekend at the gym. At my current weight, I am ready to appear at heavyweight and cruiserweight."

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 02-13-2012

b good move for Eddie as 2 tuff vs the oversized/rated freaks...

Comment by New England on 02-13-2012

[QUOTE=grape drink;11776640]No but he doesn't have a glass chin, or even a weak chin. If he did, Wlad would have knocked him out.[/QUOTE] no, if he didnt have decent feet he would have knocked him out ibragimov haye byrd (in…

Comment by Superflo777 on 02-13-2012

Haye was knocked down by frikkin' Mormeck. Go figure.

Comment by grape drink on 02-13-2012

[QUOTE=New England;11776634]if he could do that why did he run for 11.5 rounds and then blame his little toe for his lack of action? you know if you're supposed to actually try and win these things when you get a…

Comment by New England on 02-13-2012

[QUOTE=grape drink;11776427]Haye took Wlads best shots and barely even flinched.[/QUOTE] if he could do that why did he run for 11.5 rounds and then blame his little toe for his lack of action? you know if you're supposed to actually…

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