Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/15/14
No more ‘Mr. Nice guy’: Former roommates square off as gentle giant Wach defends title against Fields Two years ago at Samuel Peter’s training camp in California, Mariusz Wach found a unique way to break the ice with his new roommate, fellow heavyweight contender Tye Fields. They bonded over lunch. “He made me a bowl of chicken soup one day,” Fields said. “He’s a real nice guy.” Now Wach (26-0, 14 KOs) is preparing to feed his former roommate a steady diet of right hands as the undefeated Polish heavyweight defends his World Boxing Council (WBC) International heavyweight title against Fields (49-4, 44 KOs) in the 12-round main event of “Heavyweight New Generation,” presented by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports and Global Boxing on Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at the Resorts Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Ranked No. 9 in the WBC, Wach is on the precipice of fighting for a major world title, but first he must get past the cagey Fields, a massive, 6-foot-8...
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