POLISH FIGHTER PREVAILS IN POLAND
Andrew Golota kept it clean for 10 rounds against former champion Tim Witherspoon, and came away with a unanimous decision.
The now 40 year old Witherspoon (who wasted his prime) never landed his patented overhand right. He instead waived at Golota with the punch that was so feared in the 1980's.
The scores read: 100-91, 99-91, and 98-93, all for the foul prone Pole who boosts his record to 32-3, with 27 KO's.
He gave it his all. But at 40, Tim didn't have enough to make it a competitive match scoring wise against the Polish fighter who had an almost five inch height advantage.
Witherspoon, held the WBA and WBC heavyweight title belts in the mid 1980's. The last time Timmy entered the ring with a title belt, he left shortly therafter without it.
That's when he was knocked out in one round by Bonecrusher Smith in March of 1986. Contemplating retirement, Witherspoon drops to 46-8.
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