Twenty one years later, and he's still got it.
Mark Weinman, a middleweight boxer known as "The Hebrew Hammer," returned to the ring this weekend after a nearly 21-year hiatus. The 50-year-old Weinman pulled out a victory over 32-year-old Elvis Martinez after Martinez's corner stopped the fight 39 seconds into the second round.
The bout, which took place at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tampa Bay, was Weinman's first fight since Sept. 20, 1991. On that night, Weinman lost to Kelvin Prather, which amounted to his third straight defeat. Weinman retired soon thereafter.
"I also needed a little redemption," Weinman told Tampa Bay Online. "I didn't like the way my career ended (the first time). I started out 11-0 as a pro with nine knockouts, but things didn't go well after that. I wanted to try it again."
Weinman, who works as a boxing trainer and trains in California, is now 12-3 with nine KOs.