Found October 15, 2011 on FootBasket:
http://a.espncdn.com/photo/2011/1015/boxing_a_mb_bozella_600.jpgLOS ANGELES -- Dewey Bozella has won his pro boxing debut at 52 years old, beating Larry Hopkins by unanimous decision on Saturday night.

Bozella spent 26 years in prison wrongfully convicted of murder before he was exonerated in 2009. The New York native became the light heavyweight champion of Sing Sing while earning two college degrees behind bars.

Bozella caught the eye of Golden Boy Promotions, which is promoting the Oct. 15 card, after his life was chronicled in July on ESPN's annual ESPY Award show. Bozella was honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award on the show.

Bozella battered the winless Larry Hopkins throughout the second half of their four-round fight. Hopkins also lost points for spitting out his mouthpiece six times in the final round, apparently exhausted and unable to match Bozella's conditioning.
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