(DEC 20) WBAN has heard some strong
rumors that Laila Ali was going to rematch with Gwendolyn O'Neil.
Well, the "cat is out of the bag" so to speak, when on The Sweet
Science Website have announced this upcoming fight.
According to their website, on February 3rd, at the Emperor's Palace
in Kempton Park, in South Africa, Ali will get a second shot at
O'Neil. Ali KO'd O'Neil in the third round in their first
fight that took place in September of 2004.
O'Neil's last three fights since the
September 2004 bout with her first fight with Ali, includes
defeating Krystal Lessie of Trinidad. Gwendolyn won a
ten-round unanimous decision over Krystal Lessie of Trinidad in a
light heavyweight bout. Lessie fell to 0-10-0 with the loss. On July
9, 2005 in Georgetown, Guyana, Gwendolyn scored an eight round
unanimous decision over Pamela London of Georgetown, who fell to
4-3-1 (0 KOs). And...on April 22, 2006 in Georgetown, Guyana
Gwendolyn won by a fourth-round TKO over Margaret Walcott of Guyana,
who fell to 1-6-1 (0 KOs).
To check out the photo
gallery of the first time they fought, and MPEGS of the the post
conference, go to Galleries, 211, 207 and 208.