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Samuel Peter-Maurice Harris Possible in IBF Eliminator

By Ruslan Chikov

After Tomasz Adamek signed a contract to face IBO/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, he was dropped from a possible IBF eliminator with Samuel Peter (34-4, 27KOs). A possible name to replace Adamek, against Peter, is Maurice Harris (24-14, 10KOs). Harris is an upset minded fighter who faces everyone. Since his return to the sport last year after a three year layoff, Harris beat Billy Zumbrun, Robert Hawkins, Julius Long and Nagy Aguilera.

The head of the IBF's championship committee, Lindsey Tucker, told Alexander Pavlov that an offer has been sent to Harris. Tucker doesn't know if Harris plans to accept the fight. If Harris does accept, the winner of his bout with Peter will have to face the winner of the other IBF eliminator between Eddy Chambers and Derric Rossy on February 12.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rpgboxen on 02-02-2011

The IBF recycles the most old contenders like Peter. Each of the alphabet bandits has a problem with how there organzations are runned. The IBF's problem is how they rate the boxers.

Comment by FloydTBE on 02-02-2011

its a stupid fight

Comment by joe strong on 02-02-2011

[QUOTE=Pirao;10049948]Lol, Maurice Harris, really? WTF?[/QUOTE] he won a regional title for IBF & beat aguilera for it...think about stiverne just won 3 in 1 punch last saturday...next month stiverne will be ranked in top 10 & maybe top 5 for…

Comment by Pirao on 02-02-2011

Lol, Maurice Harris, really? WTF?

Comment by Hayehammer on 02-02-2011

[QUOTE=JonoYoungP4P;10048281]If we get Wlad-Peter 2, its time for the HW division to collapse[/QUOTE] this! or chambers vs wlad again! not interested at all

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