Found March 07, 2012 on
Pro Boxing Fans:
Watching Jean-Marc Mormeck get blown out by Wladimir Klitschko last weekend, the frustration was overwhelming for long-time heavyweight contender "Fast" Fres Oquendo (33-7, 22 KOs).
The Chicago-based fighter had soundly beaten Mormeck (everywhere but the scorecards) in Mormeck's adopted home of France in 2010. And that "victory" by Mormeck, coupled with another questionable win over former champ Timur Ibragimov, seemed to be the two fights that propelled Mormeck into the embarrassing Klitschko fight.
Credit: Joey Hill - Chicago Boxing News
"I get robbed and he gets a title fight," said the angry Oquendo of Mormeck. "I beat him easily, but because we fought in his backyard I would have had to knock him out to win by split decision. I could have told you that would happen to him against Klitschko. He's not a real heavyweight. I played with him. And if you saw his fight with Ibragimov, he lost that one too (also held in France...
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Take a look at this special message from Wladimir Klitschko to his fans following his dominant showing against Jean Marc Mormeck. Klitschko thanks his fans, and talks to them about the fight, his upcoming plans, and much more. Watch it right here.
Klitschko thanks all of the fans for showing up and supporting him, and he says he can't believe how great it was to have so many...
As Wladimir Klitschko (57-3, 50 KOs) made easy work of his voluntary opponent, Jean Marc Mormeck (36-5, 22 KOs) Saturday in Germany, a 6'5, 255 lb. heavyweight was watching from the states knowing he "Got Next." That man was Tony Thompson (36-2, 24 KOs), and he is the IBF mandatory challenger for Wladamir in a bout to take place no later than mid-July.
Yeah, so this list is a few days delinquent. I'd like to say it was because I was so dazzled by the action in the Wladimir Klitschko-Jean-Marc Mormeck fight this weekend that I couldn't get around to compiling the power rankings. However, seeing as George Washington's birthday was just a few weeks ago and part of his myth is the thing about not telling a lie, I can'...