Cancun's cast of characters
Updated: March 8, 2008, 7:20 PM ETBy Dan Rafael
CANCUN, Mexico -- Sometimes covering boxing is like covering the circus. Coming to a Don King-promoted event in this exotic, sunshine-filled resort city for a heavyweight title fight between a Nigerian (Sam Peter) and a Kazakhstan native (Oleg Maskaev) sure fills the bill, especially when the city is overrun by spring breakers. The cast of characters that shows up for a King card is always impressive, and this one is no different. Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Roy Jones Jr. , Larry Holmes, Gerry Cooney, Thomas Hearns and Nikolai Valuev have all made the pilgrimage. Roberto Duran is expected here on Saturday.
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