Short Sport, December 3, 2012

PUBLISHED : Monday, 03 December, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 03 December, 2012, 3:01am
 

Holyfield's gloves from Tyson clash sold

The gloves that were worn by Evander Holyfield during his 1997 heavyweight rematch with Mike Tyson, in which Tyson bit off a chunk of Holyfield's ear, fetched US$35,200 at auction. The gloves were part of a list of 445 items that belonged to former heavyweight world champion Holyfield that were auctioned off by the Beverly Hills-based auction house Julien's. The purple satin robe and black satin belt he wore in 1996 during the first of his two fights against Tyson sold for US$10,880. AFP

 

Trout beats Cotto on points to keep title

Undefeated American Austin Trout jabbed his way to a unanimous points-decision victory over Miguel Cotto to retain his WBA light middleweight title at New York's legendary Madison Square Garden. "Miguel Cotto is a great champion. It's just an honour to be in the same ring with him. To have my hand raised with a kingpin like Cotto is a dream come true," Trout said. AFP

 

Rookie Arnond's flawless 64 earns win

Thailand's Arnond Vongvanij showed he can match up against the region's biggest names when he posted a flawless eight-under-par 64 to clinch his maiden Asian Tour golf title at the King's Cup in Thailand yesterday. The 23-year-old rookie displayed the form of a seasoned professional to veterans Mardan Mamat of Singapore and Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant to win the title by two strokes. "It was tough not to feel any pressure and I tried to steady my nerves after every hole," he said. AFP

Share

Send to a friend

To forward this article using your default email client (e.g. Outlook), click here.

Short Sport, December 3, 2012

Enter multiple addresses separated by commas(,)

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.