Feature | Nov 14 2016

My Career: Bobby Czyz

James Slater talks to a man who left his mark on boxing – New Jersey's tough-as-nails Bobby Czyz
Bobby Czyz

HARDEST PUNCHER I FOUGHT

“RAY MERCER, in sparring. It was in the early 1990s and he weighed 234 pounds, me 195. He hit me with a right hand and I actually thought a piece of cement had fallen from the ceiling and hit me in the head! I don’t remember it, but I came right back at him and hit him in the mouth. Ray tells everyone I was the hardest he ever hit a guy in his life!”

TOUGHEST FIGHT I HAD