Ex-Champ Takes Swing At Don King Productions

Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 12:52 PM EDT) -- Former World Boxing Association light heavyweight champion Virgil "Quicksilver" Hill has hit Don King Productions Inc. with a suit accusing the company of failing to live up to its obligations under a 2003 agreement to schedule six boxing matches for Hill, and pay the boxer at least $50,000 per fight.

Hill filed the one-count complaint on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The promotional contract at issue specifically requires litigation between the parties to be filed in the New...
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