Cruiserweight "Fast" Eddie Chambers, 36-3, 18 KOs, held a media conference call Wednesday to discuss his highly anticipated move from heavyweight down to the 200-pound division, as well as his upcoming fight against South African Thabiso Mchunu, 13-1, 10 KOs, on August 3rd. The 10-round bout will be nationally televised by NBC Sports Network on the popular Fight Night boxing series.
Eddie Chambers, trainer James Bashir, promoter and Main Events CEO Kathy Duva, and Main Events matchmaker Jolene Mizzone, all spoke and took questions from the press.
" I've been thinking about it for a long time," said Eddie Chambers about his move down to cruiserweight. "I always thought that if I could fight guys my own size, I'd have the opportunities, and the upper hand."
"At cruiserweight, I feel as comfortable as I did at heavyweight," Chambers continued. "My last fight with Tomasz Adamek, I was (only) at 202. So the transition should be seamles...