PANAMA CITY -- The WBA is reviewing Nikolai Valuev's win over Evander Holyfield by majority decision in a Dec. 20 heavyweight title bout.
The organization says in a statement on its Web site dated Monday that it has ordered a panel of judges to study the video of the fight. The WBA says it "always cares about and respects the fans' and the media's opinion."
One judged scored the bout in Switzerland a draw; the others had Valuev winning 116-112 and 115-114.
The 46-year-old Holyfield was attempting to become the oldest heavyweight to win a major belt. The 7-foot Valuev is the tallest and heaviest champion.