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Lou Savarese To Make His MMA Debut on June 20th

By Peter Lim

As bizarre as it sounds, Savarese Boxing Promotions announced this week that its owner Lou Savarese, 47, will be back in the ring, not as a boxer but as an MMA fighter on June 20. Timothy Papp, whose record is listed as 1-7 on sherdog.com , has been named as Savarese's opponent.

The off-the-wall MMA bout will be fought in a boxing ring at the Bayou City Events Center in Houston in conjunction with Savarese's monthly fight card that provides a stage for up-and-coming pro boxers to pad their records and hone their skills. .

As a boxer, Savarese (46-7, 38 KOs) tangled with some of the biggest names in the sport, although virtually all of them were past their primes. He lost to Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and George Foreman, but beat Tim Witherspoon and Buster Douglas. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by RiC-DiC on 06-02-2013

6 years out the game and he wants to debut in MMA? Mercer and Toney have started a new craze for washed up ex-boxers..

Comment by flushuppercut on 06-02-2013

'Ol Crazy vein' is comin back..

Comment by IIG on 06-01-2013

I haven't heard that name in so long. :lol1: Somebody is going to hurt that guy.

Comment by Clegg on 06-01-2013

Well the other guy is 1-7, so he should at least win this one.

Comment by totalstranga on 06-01-2013

Savarese vs Mercer, make it happen WSOF

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