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Boxers know the risks and their bravery is in continuing to take them – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Boxers know the risks and their bravery is in continuing to take themThe Guardian (blog)Another death, another rancorous debate. Scott Westgarth, a 31-year-old light-heavyweight who came to boxing late and left it too early, has died after winning the 10th fight of his short professional career. He will have no say in the agonised …and more » More: …

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Lean White Rhino replies to Hearn

David Allen has reassured promoter Eddie Hearn he is more than ready for Lenroy Thomas rematch after admitting victory was “thrown away” in the first fight. More: continued here

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Sky Live: Wilder vs Ortiz

Deontay Wilder undertakes the most difficult assignment of his career by fighting Luis Ortiz in a defence of his world heavyweight title in the early hours of March 4. More: continued here

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Knockout: Boxing legend’s son promotes wine honoring father during stop in Dearborn – Dearborn Press and Guide

Dearborn Press and Guide Knockout: Boxing legend's son promotes wine honoring father during stop in DearbornDearborn Press and Guide“It's just a great glass of wine,” Rugiero said. Ripa Teatina in Abruzzo in Italy is the hometown of Marciano Jr.'s grandfather. The future boxing star would visit the estate growing up and learn how to turn the wine press, which in …

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YouTube boxing just went international, so when does YouTube get involved? – Polygon

Polygon YouTube boxing just went international, so when does YouTube get involved?PolygonWhen four creators come together with the promise of hosting the biggest YouTube event in the world, how long does it take for the company to literally buy into the hype? That's the position YouTube has found itself in. Two of YouTube's most notorious …Logan Paul agreed to fight …

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When will Manny Pacquiao fight again, and will Freddie Roach still be in his corner? – Los Angeles Times

BoxingScene.com When will Manny Pacquiao fight again, and will Freddie Roach still be in his corner?Los Angeles TimesTop Rank Chairman Bob Arum clarified that unbeaten Terence Crawford, the former junior-welterweight champion, will "absolutely" be fighting World Boxing Organization champion Jeff Horn of Australia on April 14 at Mandalay Bay in a fight to be broadcast …Manny Pacquiao To Return Without …

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50 years on from Fighting Harada: remembering Aboriginal boxing champion Lionel Rose – The Guardian

The Guardian 50 years on from Fighting Harada: remembering Aboriginal boxing champion Lionel RoseThe GuardianRose holds up a samurai sword on his victorious return to Melbourne in 1968. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images. In boxing history, Rose was a shooting star. His reputation is based almost entirely on his performances during an 18-month period in … More: continued here

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Boxing star chokes up before incredible post-fight revelation – NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au Boxing star chokes up before incredible post-fight revelationNEWS.com.auWhen asked to address his home crowd, Valentin grabbed the microphone off the ring announcer and proceeded to thank event organisers and the crowd before revealing he was going to be forced to take a step back from boxing. “I'm a going to take a break …and more » More: continued here

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Eye On Education: Boxing Teaches Students Discipline, Self Control – CBS Boston / WBZ

CBS Boston / WBZ Eye On Education: Boxing Teaches Students Discipline, Self ControlCBS Boston / WBZBOSTON (CBS) – Sometimes teaching elementary school age children means helping them with behavioral issues, as much as teaching them math and spelling. At the Holmes Innovation School in Dorchester, the sport of boxing has been an innovative way to … More: continued here

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20-Year-Old Tennessee College Student Collapses and Dies During Charity Boxing Match – PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.com 20-Year-Old Tennessee College Student Collapses and Dies During Charity Boxing MatchPEOPLE.comA 20-year-old student at the University of Tennessee collapsed and died Friday night during a fraternity charity boxing event. Joseph Tanner Wray of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, collapsed at 9:26 p.m. between the second and third rounds of the boxing match …Mother of UT student who died during charity boxing match …

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Joseph Parker: Deontay Wilder will have too much for Luis Ortiz – ESPN

ESPN Joseph Parker: Deontay Wilder will have too much for Luis OrtizESPNAnthony Joshua and Joseph Parker will fight in Cardiff on March 31. Justin Setterfield/Getty Images. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Email; comment. 10:00 AM PT. Will KentESPN UK. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Pinterest · Email …Hearn: I Like Wilder Inside 4 or 5 Rounds, …

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British boxer Scott Westgarth dies after winning boxing match on Saturday – USA TODAY

USA TODAY British boxer Scott Westgarth dies after winning boxing match on SaturdayUSA TODAYA British boxer who collapsed after winning a fight Saturday night has since died, his promoter and trainer confirmed on social media Monday morning. Scott Westgarth, 31, defeated Dec Spelman in a 10-round light-heavyweight bout in Doncaster, England …'You have to take one to give one sometimes': …

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Logan Paul vs. KSI: YouTube boxing just went international, so … – Polygon

Polygon Logan Paul vs. KSI: YouTube boxing just went international, so …PolygonWhen four creators come together with the promise of hosting the biggest YouTube event in the world, how long does it take for the company to literally buy into the hype? That's the position YouTube has found itself in. Two of YouTube's most notorious …Logan Paul agreed to fight …

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Boxing Coach Wishes Just Once He Could Mentor Someone Who Has Already Fully Worked Through Childhood Trauma – The Onion (satire)

The Onion (satire) Boxing Coach Wishes Just Once He Could Mentor Someone Who Has Already Fully Worked Through Childhood TraumaThe Onion (satire)TOMS RIVER, NJ—Reluctantly giving a pep talk on inner strength before ushering his newest student into the ring, local boxing guru Bill Sweeney told reporters Tuesday that he wished just once he could coach someone who had already fully …

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Whyte: No more Stormzy ‘hate’

Dillian Whyte admits he no longer has any “hate” for grime artist Stormzy and is happy for the Brit Award winner to attend the Lucas Browne fight. More: continued here

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Top 10 tips to make you a better boxer – Boxing News Online

Boxing News Online Top 10 tips to make you a better boxerBoxing News OnlineIT doesn't matter what you do in life you should always want to get better, whether it's cooking, reading, fishing or even just watching better programs on TV, we need improvements in life! No one is perfect at anything. Even “The Best Ever” Floyd …Boxing vs. MMA, …

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