Ol' Rocky better come out of Retirement!

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    Looks like Chernobyl worked out pretty well for the Russkies after all:

    These days, another photo hangs on the dank walls next to Stepashkin’s, and while the picture isn’t bigger, the man assuredly is: Nikolay Valuev, crowned in December as Russia’s first World Boxing Assn. heavyweight champion.

    Valuev himself strode into the gym recently during his triumphant return to Russia after the title bout, in which he defeated American John Ruiz on a controversial decision in Berlin to become the tallest (7 feet) and heaviest (323 pounds) world champion in history. He’s so big he usually steps into the ring over the top rope … so big that the adolescent pugilists at the Stepashkin Club would have barely been able to land a hook as high as his belly, if they had the nerve to try.

    Sources say the Russian is expected to fight Apollo Creed in Philadelphia. When asked about the upcoming brawl, the enormous Bolshevik said simply:

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    http://lonestartimes.com/2006/01/27/somebody-call-rocky-out-of-retirement/
     

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