Originally Posted by guilalah
Interesting read if it's legit.
Regardless, the fact that Jeffries chewed gum during the Monroe challenge probably says enough about how Jeffries regarded him. The fight was, I think, mainly motivated by vendetta, and because all the media rumours regarding his previous meeting with Munroe gave Jeffries hopes a defense would prove lucrative.
Jeffries stated he lost money on the fight ,the box office receipts were for $30,000, take out both fighters ends and the promoters, add training exes.
Perhaps Jeffries should have accepted the $30,000 guarantee he was offered to fight Sam Mcvey that year?