Sean Waisglass is a writer and photographer based in Toronto, Canada. In addition to covering pro and amateur boxing for various print and internet publications, he is currently working on a documentary photography series about the sport, some of which can be viewed here. Selections from the project were used as set dressing in the 2004 Paramount film "Against The Ropes".
By Sean Waisglass: There's much talk about how the winner of tonight's marquee heavyweight bout between Wladimir Klitschko and Samuel Peter will claim the title of "Heavyweight Hope" - a man 200 pounds-plus who'll pull the sport's most glamorous division out of the muddle and back into the spotlight.
By Sean Waisglass: It's tough securing quality matches when you're a southpaw. The same goes for when you're undefeated. But when you're an undefeated southpaw from Canada with little name recognition, it can be downright miserable.