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Whitaker training Spadafora an interesting pairing

Updated: June 8, 2009, 10:45 AM ET
By Dan Rafael

Former lightweight titlist Paul Spadafora has certainly had enough drama to last him a lifetime. His legal problems have been well-documented, most of them stemming from an incident in which he shot the mother of his child (she lived and they reconciled for a short time) and served prison time.

And Spadafora has admitted to a drinking problem that has undoubtedly taken its toll. There also have been injuries.

The legal issues prompted a two-year layoff from mid-2004 to ...

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