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Sylvia vs. Mercer: "The Bumble in Birmingham"

Updated: May 18, 2009, 11:21 AM ET
By Jake Rossen

Once scheduled for a New Jersey "Adrenaline" card -- before that state commission coughed up a patronizing chuckle and shook its collective head "no" -- a flashing neon light of a dumb boxing match between Tim Sylvia and Ray Mercer is now set to go off June 19 at an optimistically spacious 17,000-seat Birmingham, Ala., arena.

As the above promotional video shows, the 48-year-old Mercer moves with the speed and grace of a fighter who shouldn't be granted a license to work ...

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