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Ex-Viking Ray Edwards returns to ring

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Former Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards climbs back into a boxing ring tonight at Grand Casino Hinckley. It's his second fight as a professional, as he faces Cory Briggs on a six-bout card.

Edwards played with Atlanta this season, but was cut in November, according to the Star Tribune.

As for boxing, Edwards made his ring debut in May of 2011 against T.J. Gibson, winning by a unanimous decision.

Here's a Pioneer Press video feature from that fight:

Ray Edwards Heavyweight Boxing Premiere from kathymhelgeson on Vimeo.

And here's the fight in its entirety, via YouTube:

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