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**FILE** William Joppy, of Silver Spring, Md., center, is raised aloft by his corner after he won the WBA middlweight championship bout against Howard Eastman, of England, at the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001. Joppy won the fight by decision. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Photo by: MARK J. TERRILL
**FILE** William Joppy, of Silver Spring, Md., center, is raised aloft by his corner after he won the WBA middlweight championship bout against Howard Eastman, of England, at the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001. Joppy won the fight by decision. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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