NFL stars Le’Veon Bell and Adrian Peterson share the ring and their bout ends.
Bell and Peterson go head-to-head on Social Gloves 2: McBroom vs. Gib card. The action took place at Bank of America Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Five rounds are planned for this round.
In the final round, Bell equalized Peterson with a leading right hand, dropping him. Peterson stood up, but with his legs wobbly, the referee had seen enough.
Leveon Bell KO’s Adrian Peterson running back battle 🥊 pic.twitter.com/uNay5m3RgF
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LE’VEON BELL SLEPT ADRIAN Peterson 😱 #McBroomGib pic.twitter.com/JqyM6fR4S1
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during a game against NFL RB Peterson , Bell told reporters at a pre-match press conference that he was taking boxing seriously because he recognized the danger (via BoxingScene).
“My first thought was that [that Peterson] was a great opponent. For my first opponent to come Say, this couldn’t be better. I’m hungry. I’m ready. The 30th couldn’t come sooner,” Bell said in a news conference.
“Boxing is a thing, you know, they always say It’s one of those things you can’t box. Last year, I spent almost the entire year trying to focus on boxing because I knew that was what I wanted to transition into. This year, I knew I wasn’t going to fight this year because I wanted to Focus on boxing. This transition is another opportunity for me. I’m ready to show what I mean.”
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He also made it clear that he did not intend to be a part of it and fight with Peterson.
“It’s not just a one-off. I guess it’s like I introduce what I’m going to do and how I’m going to be myself Introduction. Just an introduction.”
This article first appeared on BJPENN.COM