The promoter of Celebrity Boxing, Damon Feldman, reported that the exhibition fight between the 54-year-old former heavyweight world champion, Riddick Bowe, and the former NBA player, Lamar Odom, the next October 2 will no longer take place.
In your account Twitter, the company Celebrity Boxing reported about his decision not to allow a fight Riddick bowe, not even as an exhibition, arguing that the handlers of Bowe they were not clear about his health status.
“All the best to the former heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe. Because of the backlash, and because they were misled about the health of Bowe for the team that manages it, Celebrity Boxer will go ahead, and Bowe he will be part of the event, but no longer as a celebrity boxer. Lamar Odom he will face another celebrity on October 2, ”the company tweeted.
All the Best to former Heavyweight champ @riddickbowe due to the backlash and being mislead from Bowes Management team, about Bowes Health, Celebrity Boxing is moving forward and having Bowe part of the event but not as a Celebrity Boxer, Lamar Odom will take on another Celeb Oct 2 pic.twitter.com/Fwolff2WN7
– *** Official Celebrity Boxing *** (@ H16man) September 22, 2021
What’s more Feldman indicated that there were misleading claims by the former boxer’s handlers regarding his health. Nevertheless, Bowe He will continue in the event, but not to get in the ring for the fight against Odom.
“This is entertainment, I’m trying to put on a show. I’m not trying to get anyone to rip his head off Riddick bowe)”, said Feldaman to Bad Left Hook.
Now caring for old boxing stars in exhibition fights has been the topic in recent weeks. This after the beating he received Evander holyfield 58 years old at the hands of Vitor Belfort, who had no mercy on the heavyweight veteran.
For its part, Lamar Odom He is still scheduled to fight on the October 2 undercard, but at the moment it has not been revealed who will be his new opponent for the contest.
The video of Riddick Bowe that warned about his condition
The former boxer uploaded some images to his social networks to show how he was preparing for his battle.
But everything was the opposite, many boxing people criticized his poor physical condition, since comparing it with the physical he had Holyfield on his failed return, Bowe left much to be desired.
Here’s Riddick Bowe, in preparation for his upcoming fight, and he’s being told “good job” This makes me feel sick, another man should be no where near a boxing ring @loudibella pic.twitter.com/spPFBF85Uv
– Daniel 🥊🥊 (@ TerrySilver1989) September 18, 2021