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Former heavyweight champ gives Malta a boxing boost

HONOURED: Tim Witherspoon

ONE OF boxing’s greatest ambassadors, two time heavyweight champion of the world Tim ‘Terrible’ Tim Witherspoon, has become the latest big name to join the board of the newly revitalised Malta Boxing Commission.

The American superstar, who has been appointed Honorary Vice President, joins fellow legend, two time, two division champion of the world Steve ‘Celtic Warrior’ Collins.

Of his appointment Witherspoon said: “It’s a true honour to have been asked to be part of such an exciting
young organisation.

Cthat makes sure that boxers are properly licensed and looked after.

"Boxing is in a sad state right now and we’ve all got to work together, boxers, officials, everybody has to work together to get the sport back to where it used to be.

"All the hard stuff and the things I have fought for in the past is picking up now, you know, so them having me involved with the Malta Boxing Commission is just beautiful and I’m really looking forward to
participating in the commission."

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