“I had a conversation directly with one of the top neurologists in the world and here’s the exact conversation, I believe I can say this. I asked him, the doctor, if Jermain Taylor was your own kid, would you let him fight. And what the doctor said was, ‘No, I wouldn’t let him fight and I wouldn’t let my own kid fight under any circumstances. But if what you’re asking me is, is Jermain Taylor any different than any other fighter, is there any more risk, is there any more unnecessary risk, than any other fighter, then I can’t tell you that.’ And based upon that, the man has the right to be master of his own dominion. Like he said, he’s a fighter, fighters fight.” That was Taylor’s promoter, Lou Dibella, speaking during a conference call Wednesday promoting Friday’s fight, where Taylor (28-4-1, 17 KO) makes his comeback to the ring after being out of boxing for more than two years. Taylor will headline a special edition of Showtime’s ShoBox series, taking on Jessie Nicklow (22-2-3, 8 KO) from the Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Cabazon, Calif. It seems not that long ago Taylor was the future star… Read full this story
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