Six former U.S Olympians win pro debuts
By David Gonzalez SportsTicker Staff Writer
NEW YORK (Ticker) -- The last time Ricardo Williams Jr. fought in the Theater at Madison Square Garden, he left a tremendous impression as an amateur. Saturday night, Williams and five other members of the 2000 U.S Olympic boxing team made successful professional debuts there.
In 1984, five Olympians -- Evander Holyfield, Pernell Whitaker,
Mark Breland, Tyrell Biggs, and Meldrick Taylor -- made their
respective debuts in the main arena ...
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