Cuban boxers are revered for their technique and toughness, but surprisingly, there has never been a Cuban heavyweight champion. Mostly, that’s because Fidel Castro isn’t keen on his boxers competing professionally — he’d rather keep them fighting as amateurs well into their 30s to stockpile Olympic medals. But just as one day Fidel will be KO’d for good, so too will a Cuban boxer have his shot at the one of the most coveted titles in sports. And that day could come very soon as Odlanier Solis, an Olympic-gold-medal-winning heavyweight who defected from the Communist nation in 2006, is primed to get a shot at current champ Vitali Klitschko. All that’s in his way is number-one-ranked heavyweight contender Ray Austin at American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami) on Friday. Austin is a journeyman of sorts, but as boxing enthusiasts know, every fighter has his day (see... More >>>