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20-year-old student dies after collapsing during charity boxing match – WMUR Manchester

WMUR Manchester 20-year-old student dies after collapsing during charity boxing matchWMUR ManchesterIt was Wray's first time fighting in the annual Ace Miller Boxing Tournament. Wray was a junior Aerospace Engineering student from Lawrenceburg, according to the tournament's website. “The entire UT community is mourning the loss of Tanner Wray …and more » More: continued here

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British boxer Scott Westgarth dies after earning decision victory in the ring – Washington Post

Washington Post British boxer Scott Westgarth dies after earning decision victory in the ringWashington PostA British boxer died early Sunday after he fell ill following a light-heavyweight bout Saturday night in Doncaster, England. The British Boxing Board of Control told the Press Association that Scott Westgarth, 31, had been taken to a local hospital …Scott Westgarth dies at 31 after …

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Luis Nery misses weight, stripped of belt before Shinsuke Yamanaka fight – ESPN

BoxingScene.com Luis Nery misses weight, stripped of belt before Shinsuke Yamanaka fightESPNHowever, Nery (25-0, 19 KOs), a 23-year-old southpaw from Mexico, failed a Voluntary Anti-Doping Association-administered drug test as part of the WBC's Clean Boxing Program. He tested positive for the banned substance zilpaterol in a sample provided …Luis Nery Loses Belt on Scale, Very Overweight For YamanakaBoxingScene.comall 5 news …

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Logan Paul vs KSI boxing match – YouTube stars to trade blows in the ring as controversial America accepts challenge – The Sun

The Sun Logan Paul vs KSI boxing match – YouTube stars to trade blows in the ring as controversial America accepts challengeThe SunCONTROVERSIAL YouTuber Logan Paul is set to step into the ring against British rival KSI. The match – expected to net more viewers than Wimbledon and the FA Cup final combined – comes just weeks after millions watched …

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Sergey Lipinets’ hand feels ‘brand new’ as he faces Mikey Garcia – ESPN

ESPN Sergey Lipinets' hand feels 'brand new' as he faces Mikey GarciaESPNAll things considered, the month delay was no big deal for Lipinets (13-0, 10 KOs), who on Monday pronounced his hand fit and ready for what he expects will be a tough fight against the favored Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs), one of boxing's best fighters pound …and more » More: …

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Joseph Parker believes All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams will return to boxing – ESPN.co.uk

ESPN.co.uk Joseph Parker believes All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams will return to boxingESPN.co.ukJoseph Parker believes All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams will return to boxing one day, and he also stated his own upcoming fight against Anthony Joshua will put New Zealand "in the history books". Williams has boxed professionally in the past and …and more » More: continued here

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Exclusive: Boxers who have seen fatality first hand plead for more help when tragedy strikes – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Exclusive: Boxers who have seen fatality first hand plead for more help when tragedy strikesTelegraph.co.ukThe British Boxing Board of Control is under pressure to offer increased pastoral care and counselling for families and boxers affected by tragedies in the sport as the investigation into the death of Scott Westgarth continued on Tuesday. The 31-year …Brain injury charity Headway calls …

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Dillian Whyte: ‘Boxing humbles you’ – Boxing News Online

Boxing News Online Dillian Whyte: 'Boxing humbles you'Boxing News OnlineIT'S understandable, with tragedy overshadowing the sport, for there to be mixed emotions about boxing. Dillian Whyte, the heavyweight contender, considers his motivations in boxing. Sitting in a plush steakhouse off the Strand in London, ahead of …Dillian Whyte reveals the shocking reason he started boxing when he was a teenagerGiveMeSportWhyte …

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British boxer stripped of license for mocking Scott Westgarth death and posting racist and offensive tweets – The Independent

The Independent British boxer stripped of license for mocking Scott Westgarth death and posting racist and offensive tweetsThe IndependentA boxer who made light of the death of Scott Westgarth has had his professional license suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC). Westgarth, 31, died in the early hours of Sunday morning after he collapsed backstage following his points …

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British boxer has licence suspended for mocking Scott Westgarth death and posting racist and offensive tweets – The Independent

The Independent British boxer has licence suspended for mocking Scott Westgarth death and posting racist and offensive tweetsThe IndependentA boxer who made light of the death of Scott Westgarth has had his professional licence suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC). Westgarth, 31, died in the early hours of Sunday morning after he collapsed backstage following his points …

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Rising boxer exposes stunning health secret after latest win – New York Post

New York Post Rising boxer exposes stunning health secret after latest winNew York PostBoxing commentator Xavier Porter said it best: “That's more than a role model. That's a hero.” He was stunned — just like everyone else at the Twin Rivers Casino in Rhode Island after witnessing teenage fighter Michael Valentin reveal his jaw-dropping … More: continued here

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Last chance to enter MC Academy

Think you are the future voice of boxing? Well there are a few hours left to get your ‘MC Academy’ entry ahead of Wednesday’s closing date. More: continued here

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GrooveRyde’s boxing express delivers swift one-two punch: Stretching Out – cleveland.com

cleveland.com GrooveRyde's boxing express delivers swift one-two punch: Stretching Outcleveland.comCycling may be their main draw, but in a wise effort to broaden their reach, the fitness studios in Cleveland and Woodmere now also offer a variety of boxing combination classes. GrooveRyde (grooveryde.com) isn't just targeting your legs and lungs, in … More: continued here

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EXCLUSIVE: Ashley Theophane reveals post-Floyd Mayweather promotional contract plans – WBN – World Boxing News

WBN – World Boxing News EXCLUSIVE: Ashley Theophane reveals post-Floyd Mayweather promotional contract plansWBN – World Boxing NewsI'll start sparring soon and go from there,” Theophane exclusively told World Boxing News. “I want another world title shot and one fight back home, that's the dream before the end of my career. “I've had 50 professional fights. That's hard on your …

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