How Michael Moorer Became The 1st Ever Southpaw Heavyweight Champion

 
 

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Throwback | When the Heavyweight division was still in its prime, it got a little extra boost in 1991 when Light Heavyweight destroyer Michael “Double M” Moorer joined the Heavyweight ranks. After starting his career 22-0 and defending his Light Heavyweight title nine times, Moorer would go on to win the Heavyweight title by defeating Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield by a 12 round Majority decision but it was filled with controversy as Holyfield retired five days after the fight due to heart problems. Check it out.