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Eddie Chambers Tabs Baker; Odlanier Solis Falls Through

By Mike Coppinger

Eddie Chambers, back on the heavyweight comeback trail, has an opponent for his next bout.

"Fast" Eddie will face British journeyman Carl Baker, he announced on his verified Twitter account Wednesday.

Chambers said that he was trying to lock down a bout with fellow heavyweight contender Odlainer Solis, but the Cuban rejected the bout, according to Chambers.

"We offer Solis team and plenty more but they price themselves out," Chambers tweeted. "Salute to Carl Baker for taking it! Fight on!"

Baker (10-7, 3 KOs) is best known for being kissed by Dereck Chisora before their Feb. 2010 bout. Baker has lost three of his last four bouts.

Chambers (38-4, 20 KOs) is now based out of the U.K., where he trains under the tutelage of Peter Fury.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ulver on 05-15-2014

[QUOTE=GoldenGloveLove;14553264]I think Solis is kind of a head case. Shame. He should be one of the best contenders in the world.[/QUOTE] Forget it. He's a bum and always will be a bum. You have to want to be great and…

Comment by JoshuaGOAT on 05-15-2014

Chambers needs to stop messing around fighting these bums & get a proper contender in the ring.

Comment by Weltschmerz on 05-15-2014

[QUOTE=GoldenGloveLove;14553264]I think Solis is kind of a head case. Shame. He should be one of the best contenders in the world.[/QUOTE] Something is wrong with that guy, that is for sure.

Comment by PittyPat on 05-14-2014

Carl 'The Fridge' Baker. :lol1: I remember him beating up on an already shot-to-s[color=black]h[/color]it Danny Williams in Prizefighter '09.

Comment by GoldenGloveLove on 05-14-2014

I think Solis is kind of a head case. Shame. He should be one of the best contenders in the world.

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