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Derailed by prison, Evans back on track in 'Gloves'

Updated: May 20, 2005, 4:51 PM ET
Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK -- Six years ago, Michael Evans was an up-and-coming amateur boxer fresh off winning a national Golden Gloves title and earning a bronze medal at the Goodwill Games.

He was young, ambitious and aggressive – and maybe too aggressive.

For three years from 2001 to 2003, Evans was locked inside a correctional facility in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, for beating up another man. His Olympic dreams suddenly became unattainable, as he was taken away from his second home – ...

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