Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/1/13
Aging Like Wine or Cheese: Tua vs. Ustinov and Maskaev vs. Williams World boxing will see two heavyweight bouts by comebacking "seniors" in the next couple of weeks. On November 4th, former WBC heavyweight champion Oleg Maskaev, age 44, will fight the 40 year old, one-time fringe contender Danny Williams on Maskaev's home turf of Russia. On the 16th and on the other side of the world, David Tua will return to the ring just days from his 40th birthday, before a hometown crowd in New Zealand to meet a relatively youthful 36 year old Alexander Ustinov. [Also See: The Sad Saga of Roy Jones Jr continues, faces Bobby Gunn in December] The bigger fight of the two is the Tuaman's comeback, and his clash with Ustinov has already been postponed from a late summer dance date to the current mid-autumn engagement. More to the point, Ustinov is actually a solid fringe contender. He owns wins over gatekeepers like Monte Barrett, and his sole loss might have been a bad one, but it was nonetheless t...
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