BOXING: PRINCE NAZ-BEEN JEERED TO VICTORY; LAST NIGHT'S BIG FIGHT ACTION.(Sport)
Byline: STEVE ROYCE
NASEEM HAMED was booed from the ring last night after winning the IBO featherweight title at the London Arena in Docklands.
Hamed dominated every round against Spain's Manuel Calvo but the crowd booed from the end of round four.
From the end of round five, hundreds of fans started leaving the arena at the end of each round.
Hamed has been out of the ring for 13 months and his ring-rust was evident from the start.
Even when it was over and the former legend from Sheffield had been declared the new champion, hundreds stayed behind to jeer him.
There were screams of "refund, refund" from the end of round …
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Publication information: Article title: BOXING: PRINCE NAZ-BEEN JEERED TO VICTORY; LAST NIGHT'S BIG FIGHT ACTION.(Sport). Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Sunday Mirror (London, England). Publication date: May 19, 2002. Page number: 71. © 2009 MGN LTD. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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