Big fighters have a place in boxing
Overweight fighters have enjoyed success in the heavyweight division.
"Gluttony is not a secret vice."
-- Orson Wells
Tony Thompson rushed around the ring, bent at the waist, head thrust forward and both arms thrown back in a flying gesture. He was celebrating his second-round knockout of heavily favored David Price, a result that seemed just as big a surprise to Thompson as it did to the fallen Englishman. Almost as shocking as the sight of Price crumbling to the canvas were the undulating rolls of fat sagging from the winner's midsection.
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