THERE are a few I could choose but the main one I suppose was the first Jaime Clampitt fight for two world titles. I think they took me on because they thought I was over the hill.
I remember I was on the farm where I live and [trainer/manager] Tex [Woodward] came in and he had the e-mail from [Connecticut promoter] Jimmy Burchfield. I was over the moon. I had already boxed at the Foxwoods once before on a Roy Jones Jnr undercard and I knew it would be a hard fight so I just started getting ready straight away.
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