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Tuesday, Aug 09, 2005

Jan “the Giant” Subbed In For K-1 Reserve Fight With Lee

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Jan "The Giant" Subbed In For K-1 Reserve Fight With Lee

A last minute change to the K-1 "Mayhem At The Mirage" card that will take place at Las Vegas, Nevada’s Mirage Hotel and Casino on Saturday will see 6 foot 11 inch, 316 pound mammoth, Jan "The Giant" Nortje (22-8 (20 KO’s), square off with American boxer turned martial arts fighter, Imani Lee (8-3 (5 KO’s).

The addition of Nortje to the lineup was made official yesterday. A native of South Africa, the 30-year-old boasts an undefeated record of 10-0 in professional boxing competition, with all of his victories having come by way of knockout. Three years ago, Nortje was

Also a former professional boxer and a tremendous physical specimen at 6 feet 5 inches tall and 295 pounds, Lee spent two years training in "the sweet science" alongside the likes of two-time world champion, James "Lights Out" Toney as well as former world heavyweight champion Michael Moorer and top 10 heavyweight contender, Lamon Brewster.

Lee decided to switch gears from boxing to martial arts fighting after making the acquaintance of both K-1 superstar Bob "The Beast" Sapp and California trainer Eddy Millis. Lee has since become a prot

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