Chambers' threads

Shades of the past: Eddie Chambers will pay tribute to history's best American heavyweights. Lars Baron/Getty Images

Eddie Chambers is planning to enter the ring to fight Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf on Saturday wearing a special robe. It'll be a long, old-school robe, but without Chambers' name on the back. Instead, it'll have the names of great American heavyweights including Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Jack Dempsey, Rocky Marciano and Jack Johnson.

Not a bad source of inspiration -- those guys were known to occasionally go overseas and punch out the opposition.