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Tarver KO 20 years in the making

Updated: May 16, 2004, 1:13 AM ET
By Thomas Gerbasi | Maxboxing.com

For the better part of two decades, Antonio Tarver chased after Roy Jones Jr.

When he made it to the 1996 Olympics, Jones was in his head. When he battled through boxing's political landscape, Jones was there. And even when he finally won a world title, the specter of Jones stood before him.

But tonight, with a picture perfect left hook that rivaled those thrown by Sugar Ray Robinson against Gene Fullmer and Joe Frazier against Muhammad Ali, Tarver shed Roy Jones Jr. from ...

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