Curious onlookers gathered Sunday near Oak Street Beach to watch the floating pugilists.
Boban Simic, a Chicago bouncer contemplating a comeback as a mixed martial arts fighter, and his trainer, former pro boxer and retired Chicago firefighter Bobby Thompson were out for their regular winter swim when Simic noticed a large chunk of floating ice a couple hundred yards offshore.
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