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Toney out to defend boxing's honor

Updated: July 6, 2010, 1:54 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | For ESPN.com

His fight plan is a simple one: enter the Octagon, deliver the knockout blow and go home.

Former boxing champion James Toney has 83 professional fights under his belt, but none as a mixed martial artist. That will change Aug. 28 when he meets Randy Couture at UFC 118 in Boston.

Taking on one of the greatest fighters in mixed martial arts history doesn't bother Toney. He believes the strategy that has worked throughout his boxing career will serve him well on ...

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