At tmes boxing can be a truly crazy sport, and and it appears one of the craziest stories of 2017 may be breaking out of Thailand of all places, with a rumoured bout between two long retired veterans.
The rumoured bout is an all-Thai one between Samson Dutch Boy Gym (43-0, 26) and Veeraphol Sahaprom (66-4-2, 46).
On paper the bout looks an interesting one from the outside, but when you look deeper you realise that 45 year old Samson has been out of boxing since 2002, when he defended the lightly regarded WBF Super Flyweight title for the 38th time, and 48 year old Veeraphol has been out of the sport since 2010, when he beat Vicky Tahumil in what was his 72nd professional boxing contest.
At the moment the story is that the two may face off in November, if a deal can be struck with both men, in what would be a real boxing oddity, in a sport full of bizarre events.
(Image courtesy of Thairec.com / The Champion Thailand)
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