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Boxing gym hosts tournament with fighters from across the US – KFSN-TV

Boxing gym hosts tournament with fighters from across the USKFSN-TVThe gym held a big amateur show, Saturday, with 28 fights featuring boxers from across the Valley, state and even as far as Idaho. (KFSN). KFSN. Saturday, February 10, 2018 10:20PM. FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) –. The Aleman Boxing Gym in Fresno was the … More: continued here

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Boxing: Super middleweight Bobby Harris III battles injured shoulder, Almeida to four-round draw – Worcester Telegram

Worcester Telegram Boxing: Super middleweight Bobby Harris III battles injured shoulder, Almeida to four-round drawWorcester TelegramLast June in his pro boxing debut, Harris scored a unanimous decision over Almeida's brother, Rodrigo, and Almeida told promoter A.J. Rivera that he wanted to fight Harris as well. Rodrigo, a Woburn resident, is 1-7. Saturday night, Harris, 22, threw …and more » More: continued …

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Greater Pittston Boxing Academy turning lives around – Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader Greater Pittston Boxing Academy turning lives aroundWilkes Barre Times-LeaderBut that was years ago. Angel, now 16, has turned his life around — you might say he has fought his way to a better place. Angel is one of several members of the Greater Pittston Boxing Academy, formerly called Pulpit Boxing, founded by Pastor Samuel … More: continued …

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Descendant of boxing legend Jack Johnson hopes for pardon, maybe from Trump – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Descendant of boxing legend Jack Johnson hopes for pardon, maybe from TrumpLos Angeles TimesBoxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, poses in New York City in 1932. (Associated Press). In Jim Crow America, it's no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African American of his generation. The first black boxing… More: continued here

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Ghana Navy wins 2018 GAF Inter-services boxing competition – Ghana News Agency

Ghana News Agency Ghana Navy wins 2018 GAF Inter-services boxing competitionGhana News AgencyHeavyweight boxer Dodoi Larry of the Air Force, was however given an award as the best loser. Gold medals were presented to eventual winners of the final eliminators. The competition conducted under the International Amateur Boxing Association (IABA …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing rings, basements make for unlikely houses of worship – The Advocate

The Advocate Boxing rings, basements make for unlikely houses of worshipThe AdvocatePastor David Borden, center left, holds his hands out in prayer while singing during the Stanwich Congregational Church service inside Revolution Fitness on Pacific Street in Stamford on Jan. 14. Photo: Michael Cummo / Hearst Connecticut Media. Buy … More: continued here

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A Jack Johnson descendant is hoping the African-American boxing … – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A Jack Johnson descendant is hoping the African-American boxing …Pittsburgh Post-GazetteIn Jim Crow America, it's no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African-American of his generation. The first black boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Johnson humiliated white fighters and flaunted his affection for white women, even …and more » More: continued here

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World Series of Boxing: Indian Tigers lose – The Hindu

World Series of Boxing: Indian Tigers loseThe HinduIndia's second stint at the semi-professional World Series of Boxing (WSB) was off to a disappointing start as the team lost 4-1 to three-time champion Astana Arlans in Karaganda City, Kazakhstan. World Championship quarterfinalist Kavinder Singh Bisht …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing fans revisit Mike Tyson’s FEROCIOUS eight-second knockout in rare amateur footage – Daily Star

Daily Star Boxing fans revisit Mike Tyson's FEROCIOUS eight-second knockout in rare amateur footageDaily StarBOXING fans have been enjoying another of Mike Tyson's most memorable knockouts – this time from the early days of his career as an amateur. By George Mills / Published 10th February 2018. Having already scooped gold in the 1981 Junior Olympics, a 15 …Frank Warren …

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Quade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt keep fit with secret boxing sessions – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz Quade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt keep fit with secret boxing sessionsStuff.co.nzQuade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt might be banned from Ballymore for the time being but two of Australian rugby's highest earners have been secretly training together for weeks at a boxing gym four kilometres away in Brisbane's inner city. Cooper has …and more » More: continued here

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This Week In Boxing Biz: HBO Battles Showtime For Anthony Joshua, ESPN Boxing Ratings – Forbes

Forbes This Week In Boxing Biz: HBO Battles Showtime For Anthony Joshua, ESPN Boxing RatingsForbes“Anthony Joshua is a global superstar and we're proud to present his sixth, and perhaps most challenging, world title fight to the U.S. audience. Joshua vs. Parker will be the 12th heavyweight world championship match on Showtime since Deontay Wilder …Umar Sadiq wants titles after swapping …

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Cape Coral’s Carol Polis was the world’s first female professional boxing judge – The News-Press

The News-Press Cape Coral's Carol Polis was the world's first female professional boxing judgeThe News-PressCarol Polis is many things. Mother. Grandmother. Author. Cancer survivor. She even appeared in a Hollywood movie. But perhaps more than anything else, Polis is a trailblazer. In 1973, Polis was appointed by the governor in her home state of … More: continued here

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A Jack Johnson descendant is hoping the African-American boxing champion gets a pardon from Trump – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A Jack Johnson descendant is hoping the African-American boxing champion gets a pardon from TrumpPittsburgh Post-GazetteIn Jim Crow America, it's no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African-American of his generation. The first black boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Johnson humiliated white fighters and flaunted his affection for white women, even …and more » More: continued …

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Boxing: Zombeck back in NE Golden Gloves final – Foster’s Daily Democrat

Foster’s Daily Democrat Boxing: Zombeck back in NE Golden Gloves finalFoster’s Daily DemocratDover's Kyle Wilson, out of Jass Boxing in Berwick, Maine, lost his super heavyweight semifinal by decision to Jean Fleurissaint of Mattapan, Mass. That Zombeck was boxing at all, let alone winning, is a miracle of sorts. Last September while doing a … More: continued here

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