Former IBF champ, one-time UFC fighter James Toney booked for boxing match on U.S. Virgin Islands – MMA Junkie

By | June 25, 2022

By Nolan King
By Nolan King |
The sample of boxing stars of yesteryear competing in 2021 continues.
Former IBF boxing champion and one-time UFC fighter James Toney (77-10-3) is the latest to reenter opponents. “Lights Out,” who turned 53 in August, will compete in opposition to former WBO title challenger Jeremy Williams (43-5-1) at an upcoming Famous person Championship Boxing event.
The cardboard is predicted to occur on Oct. 23 in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, the promotion not too way back launched. MMA Junkie confirmed with a promotion official the battle will doubtless be an exhibition with six two-minute rounds. The event will stream on FITE TV pay-per-view.
A full lineup for the event is predicted to be launched throughout the coming days.
Toney has not competed in boxing since Would possibly 2017 when he acquired the vacant World Boxing Foundation heavyweight title in opposition to Mike Sheppard and promptly retired. Since his lone MMA battle, a first-round submission loss to former two-division UFC champion Randy Couture at UFC 118 in August 2010, Toney has boxed 9 situations, going 5-4.
Williams, 49, has solely competed as quickly as since 2007. The lone match all through that stretch acquired right here in opposition to since-deceased UFC alumnus Travis Fulton.
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