Discussion

Jacobs fighting for more than just a belt

Updated: July 23, 2010, 12:39 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Daniel Jacobs, the 2009 ESPN.com prospect of the year, was an elite amateur but just missed making the 2008 U.S. Olympic team.

Making the Olympic squad was a dream for the 23-year-old New Yorker, who is one of the best prospects to come out of the Big Apple in years and hails from the same Brooklyn neighborhood that has produced many fighters, including former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Riddick Bowe.

After his amateur disappointment, Jacobs turned ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE BOXING HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM