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Toney achieves greatness on own terms

Updated: October 9, 2003, 12:06 PM ET
By Max Kellerman | Special to ESPN.com

James "Lights Out" Toney!

That name should lead any hard-core boxing story about last Saturday night's heavyweight showdown between Toney and Evander Holyfield. Yes, Holyfield looked old. Yes, the Toney fight could very well have been his last. Yes, Evander was one of the greatest fighters in the history of boxing and his fistic demise deserves press coverage. But the brilliance of James Toney's performance cannot be overstated and should not be overshadowed.

Toney is an athlete ...

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