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Hearns - Hernandez, Witherspoon - Alexander, McGirt Jr. - Pryor: ShoBox Weigh-In Picture

chazz Witherspoon30.06.06 - Photo: TOM CASINO/SHOWTIME - SHOWTIME will make television history when the three sons of former world champions and a cousin of another are featured in a special edition of “ShoBox: The New Generation” Saturday, July 1, (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast).

The lineup: Chazz Witherspoon (12-0, 7 KOs) vs. Mike Alexander (11-0, 8 KOs), 10 rounds, heavyweights; James McGirt Jr. (11-0, 1 NC, 7 KOs) vs. Stephan Pryor (10-1, 7 KOs), 8 rounds, middleweights; and Ronald Hearns (8-0, 6 KOs) vs. Hector Hernandez (8-1-2, 3 KOs), 8 rounds, middleweights.

Witherspoon is the second cousin of former two-time world heavyweight champion, Tim Witherspoon. McGirt, Pryor and Hearns are the sons of legendary former world titleholders Buddy McGirt, Aaron Pryor and Thomas Hearns, respectively.

Pictured (left-to-right): Buddy and James McGirt, Stephan Pryor, Ronald, (uncle) Billy and Thomas Hearns and Chazz and Tim Witherspoon pose after Friday's weigh-in.

Article posted on 01.07.2006



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