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Chris ‘Hurricane’ Henry: The World’s Deadliest Light Heavyweight

by on Oct.06, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Fearsome puncher preparing to pulverize Beibut Shumenov

Henry after his victory over Shaun George -- Photo by Emily Harney

Henry after his victory over Shaun George -- Photo by Emily Harney

By Karl Hegman

“A fighter’s life is short at best, no time to waste, no time to rest; the spotlight shifts, the clock ticks fast, all youth becomes old age at last.”-Robert E. Howard

As daylight breaks in the picturesque community of Beaumont, Texas, the world’s second ranked light heavyweight is already sweating and working his muscles, laboring hard, “Toting that barge and lifting that bale.”  Prodigal son Chris Henry has returned home to his roots in the “Golden Triangle” of Texas, far away from the hustle and bustle that is the rat race of daily life in the Bayou City of the metropolis of Houston.  Henry is working as a longshoreman now, and enjoys the rugged job as it augments his already intense and austeristic boxing training. (continue reading…)

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