Even at age 46, Oliver McCall is as quick with his words as he is with his signature right hand, the same one he used to turn the heavyweight division on its ear in 1994 when he knocked out Lennox Lewis.
Now the former world champion is gearing up for one last run at heavyweight supremacy, a journey that continues Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., when he faces undefeated Mariusz Wach (25-0, 13 KOs) for the World Boxing Council (WBC) International heavyweight title. The 12-round Wach-McCall showdown is the main event of Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports’ “November Reign” professional boxing event, presented in association with Global Boxing Promotions.
“Expect to see a new and improved Oliver McCall,” said the Chicago heavyweight, who is known primarily for beating Lewis in ‘94, in addition to a bizarre incident inside the ring three years later in the rematch and the legal troubles that followed.
With a new team behind him, Mc...