Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Tyson-Jones: Hasim Rahman Jr. Replaces Injured Viddal Riley

Unbeaten prospect Hasim Rahman Jr., the son of former two-time heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman, has become a late addition to the upcoming pay-per-view event on Saturday night, which features an exhibition main event with Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. from Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Rahman Jr, 29-years-old and 9-0 as a pro, will face UFC veteran Rashad Coulter in an exhibition.

Coulter was scheduled to fight Viddal Riley, who withdrew with an undisclosed injury.

rahman-jr-paul

Coulter had no issue with the switch in opponent.

“I wish Viddal the best. I pray he heals up quick and it’s nothing serious. I was looking forward to fighting him, but I most definitely need to be his opponent when he heals up. That’s a fight I have to get back. I’m blessed to still be on the card. Hasim is a skilled dude who has grown up around boxing, so it’s a new opponent but the same plan," Coulter told MMA Island.

“I know he is southpaw and he switches but my job is to fight my fight and not let him dictate the pace. He is tough and has a good record, I have never ran from a fight and this will be great. I grew up watching his pops so this will be fun. But again this is strictly business.”

Rahman's father shocked the world in April 2001, when he knocked out Lennox Lewis in the fifth round in one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight boxing history. That November Lewis reclaimed the titles with a vicious knockout.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by SN!PER on 11-27-2020

[QUOTE=The D3vil;20910531]Does anybody know if Rahman Jr.'s any good? Does he fight like his father?[/QUOTE] Dunno, haven't seen his fights yet but I heard he's had some [B][URL="https://www.boxingscene.com/rahman-bros-file-lawsuit-against-mayweather-showtime--83291"]pretty intense sparring[/URL][/B].

Comment by TheMyspaceDayz on 11-26-2020

[QUOTE=Zelda;20909841]Time passes fast.[/QUOTE] I know, right? Seems like yesterday his dad was a top 10 heavyweight.

Comment by The D3vil on 11-26-2020

Does anybody know if Rahman Jr.'s any good? Does he fight like his father?

Comment by Zelda on 11-26-2020

Time passes fast.

Comment by Tobi.G on 11-26-2020

Is Rahman Jr. a good prospect? I have never seen him fight.

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (6)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Estrada-Chocolatito II Heading To Dallas; McCaskill-Braekhus II, Kyoguchi-Aragon Vega Added To Bill Ronnie Shields: Pauldo Cannot Fight Romero The Same Way Marinez Boxed Him Teofimo Lopez Jr. and Sr., Zepeda-Baranchyk Among 2020 BWAA Awards Honorees Stephen Fulton-Angelo Leo/Showtime Weigh-In Results From Mohegan Sun Martin Bakole Inks Advisory Deal With MTK Global Ra'esse Aleem: I'll Stop Pasillas, Prove That I'm True Threat In 122-Pound Division Claressa Shields: I'll Make MMA Debut In Mid-June; Excited To Prove All Doubters Wrong! Sor Rungvisai-Sithmorseng Clash Set For March 13 In Thailand Haney: Loma Acted Like I Didn't Exist When I Was His Mandatory; Does He Deserve Shot Now? Josh Warrington Explains Why He Took Big Risk in Vacating IBF Title Efetobor Apochi: I'm Here To Resurrect The Cruiserweight Division Wes Capper vs. Fano Kori Set For February 26 in Metro City Claressa Shields: Marshall Using My Name To Sell Fights, I'll Smoke Her! Arnold Barboza Eager To Face Jack Catterall, Willing To Fight in UK Ricards Bolotniks Would Love Lyndon Arthur or Anthony Yarde Rolando Romero: Jackson Marinez Is The Biggest Bitch In Boxing! Tim Bradley: Canelo Not Facing The Best Right Now, Yildirim is a Punching Bag, I'm Not Paying! Joseph Parker: After Fa, I'd Love The Opportunity To Face Joe Joyce Gilberto Ramirez: Canelo Fight Would Be a Classic, He Knows I'm Not Kovalev or Smith Smith-Vlasov, Berchelt-Valdez Cards To Be Held At MGM Grand In Las Vegas Pauldo: Romero Got Out-Boxed In Last Fight; I’m The Better, Smarter, Faster Boxer Pasillas: I Didn't Give A Sh-t About Encarnacion's Record, Same Goes For Aleem McGregor-Guerfi, McKenna-Turarov Get Dates, Donnie Nietes Return Set Josh Taylor: I Really Do Believe I'm Going To Knock Jose Ramirez Out Beterbiev vs. Deines on March 20 at Megasport Arena in Moscow Canelo vs. Yildirim, Two-Fight Matchroom Deal Made Official Yildirim Will Use His Golovkin-Style Against Canelo, Says Promoter Josh Warrington Vacates IBF Title, Looks To Gary Russell or Xu Can Rios vs. Negrete, Quigley vs. Mosley Added To Diaz-Rakhimov Card Whyte Beefs Up Training Team For Povetkin Rematch, Adds Former Lennox Lewis Coach Angelo Leo: Want To Prove To Everyone That I Am World Champion For A Reason Hearn: Joshua, Fury Will Make 'Mayweather Money' For One Of Biggest Fights Of All Time Broner: Gonna Try To Fight Three Times This Year, World Champion Probably By My Next Fight Trainer: Trevor Bryan Is Fighting Somebody On Jan. 29th, Charr If He Wants It Mykquan Williams Boxes Yeis Solano For Decision Win on ShoBox Nathan Singh is Back on March 20 For First Title Challenge Peter Fury: Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury is Pick'em Fight To Be Honest McGregor: Pacquiao Talks Have Been Intensifying, Let's See What Happens Hearn: Amir Khan vs. Kell Brook is Competitive, Intriguing Fight Chris Eubank Jr: I Want Golovkin, It’s That Simple!
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement