By Przemek Garczarczyk
Photos: Wojtek Kubik, Przemek Garczarczyk
“It was one of the most terrifying fights I’ve seen in my lifetime as fan and a fighter. Shannon could have died right there in the ring fighting like this,” said heavyweight contender Tomasz Adamek (42-1, 27 KOa) a top contender and top candidate to be the next challenger for Vitali.
Note: This feature originally appeared in the October edition of THE RING magazine. The November issue, with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on the cover, is on newsstands now. The cover story is titled: "10 Guys Who Would Have Kicked Mayweather's Butt."
Tomasz Adamek landed more than enough solid punches to outpoint Michael Grant on Saturday in Newark, N.J. Photo / Ed Mulholland-FightWireImages
NEWARK, N.J. — Tomasz Adamek has risen up the heavyweight ranks in increments, measured in pounds and inches.
The former light heavyweight beltholder and RING cruiserweight champion who used to starve himself to make weight no longer has to feel enervated each time he enters the ring. He no longer has to limit his activity for fear of exhaustion.