Eddie Chambers had a disappointing debut at cruiserweight, and the performance left some wondering if it was the end of his career. According to Chambers, just the opposite, and he's ready to get more active and more dedicated, and to rise back to the top of the division.
Here's the full official statement from Chambers:
This is an open letter to the fans who support me as well to those who don’t.
First off, I want to congratulate my opponent Thabiso Mchunu of South Africa for his victory against me. I do not want to in any form or fashion diminish that win by making excuses about my performance in the ring. I did my best that I could to make the fight. To win the fight. Losing this decision woke up my spirit to compete again and I will continue to pursue my career as a Cruiserweight.
I felt fine throughout the bout. The weight loss was not a factor in my performance. I did not expect Mchunu to fight such a defensive, awkward fight. I was trying to follow instructions from m...