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 Last update:  3/12/2011       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Michael Grant Knocks Out Tye Fields in Three Rounds
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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.

Tags: Michael Grant , Tye Fields , Grant-Fields , Grant vs Fields


 

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comment by Freedom2014, 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 Freedom2014, on 03-12-2011
[QUOTE=SluggerFan]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. In the corner, he said to Moorer around the eighth round: "I g...

comment by Kevin Malone, on 03-12-2011
[QUOTE=jreckoning]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 tough decision tonight.[/QUOTE] Maybe this is pathetic bu...

comment by jreckoning, on 03-12-2011
[quote=Kevin Malone]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 Martinez-Dzinziruk is a good fight. Gonna b...

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