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Michael Grant Knocks Out Tye Fields in Three Rounds

By Rick Reeno

Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Las Vegas - In a battle of heavyweight giants, world title challenger Michael Grant (47-4, 35KOs), 6'7 and 252-pounds, knocked out Tye Fields (45-3, 41KOs), 6'8 and 278-pounds, in the third round.

The first round was fought at a very cautious pace by both. In the second, Fields left himself wide open for Grant's right hands. At one point Fields was stunned but Grant never went for the kill. Fields came back in the same round to stun Grant against the ropes. The veteran used the ring to avoid any follow-up combinations from Fields.

During the third round, Fields' lack of a defense came back to haunt him for a second time, but this time Grant landed a huge right hand that sent Fields down on his back and almost out. Fields struggled to make it up and never really made it. It was clear that Fields was unable to continue and referee Joe Cortez waved it off.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Freedom2111 on 03-12-2011

Listen to George Foremans' comments here, about Teddy not warming Grant up before the McCline fight:

Comment by Kevin Malone on 03-12-2011

But look what Teddy has done with Povetkin. Oh, nevermind. He took him from a solid contender prospect to irrelevent. He really is not a good trainer.

Comment by Freedom2111 on 03-12-2011

[QUOTE=SluggerFan;10220445]Yeah, a lot of fighters feel this way. It takes a certain kind of fighter to put up with a douche like Teddy... The best Teddy though was when he was training Michael Moorer against Holyfield in their first fight.…

Comment by Kevin Malone on 03-12-2011

[QUOTE=jreckoning;10221187]Oh yeah that's right. Thankfully I was out until around 11 last night so the boxing gods couldn't tempt me to part with me 24.95. I really want to see Cotto-Mayorga, but Martinez-Dzinziruk is a good fight. Gonna be a…

Comment by jreckoning on 03-12-2011

[quote=Kevin Malone;10221178]Nope. Couldn't get it, Directv wasn't selling...[/quote] Oh yeah that's right. Thankfully I was out until around 11 last night so the boxing gods couldn't tempt me to part with me 24.95. I really want to see Cotto-Mayorga, but…

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