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Draw turns out to be par for course for heavies

It shouldn't have been a surprise that a majority draw was declared in Saturday night's WBC title fight between Hasim Rahman and James Toney in Atlantic City.

Originally Published: March 18, 2006
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com

Given the state of the heavyweight division, you figured something like this would happen, so it shouldn't have been a surprise that a majority draw was declared in Saturday night's WBC title fight between Hasim Rahman and James Toney at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.

But even if only for aesthetic reasons, Rahman should have gotten the nod, despite the fact that the fight itself was a sloppy -- albeit entertaining at times -- exhibition of boxing from the big men of the sport ...

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