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Troy Garton goes from charity fighter to New Zealand Commonwealth Games selection – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz Troy Garton goes from charity fighter to New Zealand Commonwealth Games selectionStuff.co.nzHer selection came as Boxing New Zealand were allowed to seek extra places for their fighters, with only five initial spots up for grabs. New Zealand Olympic Committee chief executive Kereyn Smith said that New Zealand has a finite number of spots for …and more » More: continued here

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Groves: DeGale deal ‘difficult’

George Groves says negotiations will be “difficult” for a future domestic clash with James DeGale as his British rival’s value has “diminished significantly”. More: continued here

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Boxing error – Fiji Times

Fiji Times Boxing errorFiji TimesA blunder by boxing officials has resulted in a fighter's win not being recorded by world boxing official record keeper BoxRec. Boxer Katerina Singh's hard fought victory over Haifa Work in the women's bout in last Friday's Westwood promotion in Lami … More: continued here

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Ancient Roman boxing gloves unveiled in UK – New York Post

New York Post Ancient Roman boxing gloves unveiled in UKNew York PostArchaeologists in the UK have unearthed ancient boxing gloves at the Roman fort of Vindolanda, just south of Hadrian's Wall in Northern England. The leather gloves, which are not a matching pair, have thrilled archaeologists. One glove even has the … More: continued here

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Only Known Boxing Gloves From Roman Empire Discovered … – History

History Only Known Boxing Gloves From Roman Empire Discovered …HistoryThe leather gloves survived because they were buried under concrete.Ancient Roman boxing gloves discovered near Hadrian's Wall | Fox …Fox NewsAncient Roman boxing gloves found in Britain – UPI.comUPI.comall 12 news articles » More: continued here

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The answer for your questions about boxing just might be found at a local gym – Charlotte Observer (blog)

Charlotte Observer (blog) The answer for your questions about boxing just might be found at a local gymCharlotte Observer (blog)If you want to understand a sport, watch practice. Stevie Massey, The Answer, practiced last week at the Ultimate Gym. The gym specializes in boxing and martial arts, and also hosts LadySafe self-defense classes for women. On the walls are posters …

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All-New England’s Novice Division Championship Results

Fourteen novice division champions were crowned at last night’s championship finals of the New England Tournament of Champions, part of the 72nd annual New England Golden Gloves Championships, last night at historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Western New England captured top honors in team standings with eight individual winners, followed by Central New England (5), Northern … The post All-New England’s …

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Only Known Boxing Gloves From Roman Empire Discovered – History

History Only Known Boxing Gloves From Roman Empire DiscoveredHistoryBoxing was popular throughout the eastern Roman Empire, which included Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Palestine, and Syria. It was also popular in the empire's North African region. But England, where the only known boxing gloves were found, isn't typically …Ancient Roman boxing gloves discovered near Hadrian's WallFox NewsAncient Roman boxing gloves found in …

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Boxing schedule, March 2018: Every fight date including Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder – Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk Boxing schedule, March 2018: Every fight date including Anthony Joshua and Deontay WilderExpress.co.uk… take on Joshua at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Wilder, meanwhile, who says he is desperate to take on Joshua but the deal looks far from being done, will defend his WBC world heavyweight title four weeks before, facing the unbeaten Luis …Deontay Wilder on Luis …

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Humberto Tito Velazco Scores Sensational Knockout In El Paso

This past Saturday, at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, TX, Sugar Promotions light-heavyweight prospect, Humberto “Tito” Velazco (19-1-1, 14 KOs), scored the knockout of the night, against Thomas “Top Dog” Williams Jr. (20-4, 14 KOs). Velazco, who hails from Aguascalientes, Mexico, rallied from an early first round knockdown, which was more of an … The post Humberto Tito …

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Russell Wilson working with famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach – 247Sports

247Sports Russell Wilson working with famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach247SportsSeattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has become known for his offseason training regimen and the many people at his employ to help him change his body to the desired effect. In 2016, Wilson wanted to be sturdier so he added muscle and weight …and more » More: continued here

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Golovkin betting favorite against Alvarez in boxing rematch … – SB Nation

SB Nation Golovkin betting favorite against Alvarez in boxing rematch …SB NationAfter fighting to a draw in September, Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez are set for their rematch in May, with GGG the betting favorite at the sportsbooks.Tecate, The Official Beer Of Boxing, Clinches Gennady "GGG" Golovkin's 2018 FightsPR Newswire (press release)Golovkin's Coach: There is No Pressure To Knock Canelo …

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Commonwealth Games: David Nyika headlines New Zealand’s boxing team for Gold Coast games – Newshub

Newshub Commonwealth Games: David Nyika headlines New Zealand's boxing team for Gold Coast gamesNewshubNew Zealand will send eight boxers to April's Commonwealth Games, including reigning gold-medallist David Nyika. The winner of the men's 91kg division at the Glasgow 2014 meet, Nyika headlines the Kiwi squad set to enter the ring on the Gold Coast. The …Reigning gold medallist David Nyika …

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Deontay Wilder on Luis Ortiz: ‘Once a cheat, always a cheat’ – ESPN

Express.co.uk Deontay Wilder on Luis Ortiz: 'Once a cheat, always a cheat'ESPNWilder, who has been outspoken about performance-enhancing drug use in boxing, has belittled and mocked Ortiz for his drug test failures, and when Ortiz refused to answer questions about it, Wilder and Jimenez got into a shouting match. Wilder, 32, of …Boxing schedule, March 2018: Every fight date including …

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Prestigious British Heavyweight Title Fight On Terrestrial TV

Hennessy Sports, Infinitum and Channel 5 are proud to announce that the prestigious British Heavyweight Championship* will return to terrestrial TV for the first time in nearly seven years when Champion Sam Sexton defends the title against Challenger Hughie Fury on Saturday 12th May at Bolton’s Macron Stadium, Premier Suite, exclusively live on Channel 5. … The post Prestigious British …

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Wilder vs. Ortiz Undercard Features Top Contenders, Ex-Champions

The heavyweight world title showdown between Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz will feature a stacked undercard of exciting attractions that includes top contenders, a former heavyweight champion, exciting prospects and more all entering the ring on Saturday, March 3 from Barclays Center, the home of Brooklyn Boxing. Action inside the arena includes top middleweight contender … The post Wilder vs. …

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Andre Dirrell, Jose Uzcategui Rematch For IBF Interim Super Middle Title

Top super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell clashes with hard-hitting Jose Uzcategui in a rematch for the IBF Interim 168-pound world title live on Showtime Saturday, March 3 from Barclays Center, the home of Btooklyn Boxing, as part of a tripleheader presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Heavyweight champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder will defend his … The post Andre Dirrell, …

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