Fridge to Make Boxing Debut

William "The Refrigerator" Perry will make his pro boxing debut Feb. 2, which is the day for the Super Bowl, against Eric "Butterbean" Esch.

The fight will take place at the Grand Casino in Gulfport.

Perry, the popular former NFL defensive tackle, became a household name during his rookie year with the Chicago Bears in 1985. The 300-pounder started on the defensive line, but gained fame by occasionally playing running back. He scored a touchdown in Chicago's Super Bowl victory.

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