posted on Apr, 19 2004 @ 02:08 PM
When Corrie Sanders demolished Wladimir Klitschko inside two rounds before a stunned Hannover crowd in March 2003 he stuck a thorn in the side of the
heavyweight division. In defeating the man hailed as the natural successor to Lennox Lewis, the veteran South African also exposed a chronic dearth of
talent among the big men.
As the jubilant 37-year-old from Pretoria skipped like a teenager around the ring, it was difficult to believe this was the same fighter who had been
lured out of semi-retirement for one last payday. At 26, the charismatic 6ft 7in Klitschko had seemed destined for the pinnacle of the sport ever
since winning gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Now his future lay in tatters after just 3min 27 secs of mayhem at the Preussag Arena.
REST OF THE ARTICLE
Sanders faces an angry big
[Edited on 19-4-2004 by Ocelot]