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By Andi Bourne

Fighting for respect


October 18, 2018

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Seeley Lake's Michael Whitman with his opponent Anthony Peek after their fight in June.

SEELEY LAKE – When a fighter dropped the fight against Mozi Gerber last minute, Hard Knocks Fight Promoter Jesse Uhde decided to give Seeley Lake's Michael Whitman the chance to box in the ring. Whitman threw on wraps and gloves, borrowed a cup and a mouthpiece said took to the ring for the first time May 6, 2017.

Gerber was 26 years old, weighed 165 pounds and had 14 fights under his belt. Whitman was nine years his junior and weighed 125 pounds, although he told the fight organizers he was 150. They went all three rounds. Whitman lost on decision when the judges awarded Gerber the win....

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