Saturday, 8 January 2011

Gary Mason

Tributes have been pouring in for boxer Gary Mason who was tragically killed in a bicycle accident on Thursday, aged 48.
Mason's story is an incredible tale and a case of what could have been for the former British heavyweight champion.
On 6 March, 1991, unbeaten Mason was the favourite going into a fight against up-and-coming 25-year-old Lennox Lewis.
An old eye injury - a detached retina - resurfaced during the fight and the contest was stopped in the seventh round, it was Mason's only defeat.

Read more at the above link.

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