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Knox boxing packs emotional punch – The Knox Student

The Knox Student Knox boxing packs emotional punchThe Knox StudentKnox boxing packs emotional punch. Freshman and Vice President of Knox's Boxing Club Max Caplan holds a punching bag as a fellow boxer trains. Caplan started boxing just a few months ago at the Galesburg Youth Athletic Club. (Julia Volpe/TKS). Carlos … More: continued here

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World title trips to America

As Scott Quigg attempts to win the WBO belt in America, we look back at five other British fighters who battled to title success in the States. More: continued here

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International Women’s Day — From boxing Barbie to ‘suffragette’ flashmob – Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, Pakistan International Women's Day — From boxing Barbie to 'suffragette' flashmobGeo News, PakistanA Barbie doll in the likeness of British Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams, complete with “boxing gloves to shatter any glass ceiling”, has been unveiled to mark International Women's Day. Toymaker Mattel, whose Barbie dolls have in the past drawn …and more » More: continued here

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Golovkin says boxing must hold Alvarez accountable for failed drug test – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Golovkin says boxing must hold Alvarez accountable for failed drug testLos Angeles TimesCanelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin pose for photos during a news conference on Feb. 27 at L.A. Live to advance their rematch. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times). Gennady Golovkin lashed out at Canelo Alvarez as "shameful" and "stupid" for his positive …Golovkin's Coach Wants …

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Commonwealth Games: NI boxer Wallace deselected – BBC Sport – BBC Sport

BBC Sport Commonwealth Games: NI boxer Wallace deselected – BBC SportBBC SportBoxer Conor Wallace has been dropped from the Northern Ireland team for the Commonwealth Games in Australia. On Wednesday the police said they were investigating a complaint against a 21-year-old from the Newry area in relation to an allegation …and more » More: continued here

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Golovkin’s Coach Wants Full Investigation on Canelo’s Positive Test – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com Golovkin's Coach Wants Full Investigation on Canelo's Positive TestBoxingScene.comAbel Sanchez, trainer for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, is hoping that the Nevada State Athletic Commission does not sweep Canelo Alvarez's positive drug test under the rug. It was revealed earlier this week that Canelo had …Canelo and coaches outline how they intend to defeat GolovkinWBN – …

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He once fought for heavyweight title. Now this CEO doesn’t keep up with boxing. – Charlotte Observer (blog)

Charlotte Observer (blog) He once fought for heavyweight title. Now this CEO doesn't keep up with boxing.Charlotte Observer (blog)In 2006, he fought Wladimir Klitschko, who held every worthwhile title, in Madison Square Garden. Winner gets to be heavyweight champ. Klitschko stopped Brock in the seventh round. It was compelling, a Charlotte native and UNC Charlotte graduate … More: continued here

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Love Island’s Camilla Thurlow to fight Helen Skelton in Celebrity Boxing for Sport Relief – Radio Times

Radio Times Love Island's Camilla Thurlow to fight Helen Skelton in Celebrity Boxing for Sport ReliefRadio TimesAfter ten years away Celebrity Boxing is BACK – and here are the contenders taking to the ring… Camilla Thurlow and Helen Skelton for Celebrity Boxing. By Frances Taylor. Wednesday, 7th March 2018 at 3:41 pm. Love Island's Camilla Thurlow is going …Helen Skelton …

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Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez features in San Antonio this Friday night – WBN – World Boxing News

WBN – World Boxing News Jesse 'Bam' Rodriguez features in San Antonio this Friday nightWBN – World Boxing NewsThe card will showcase ten fights headlined by local favorite and Robert Garcia Boxing Academy fighter Jesse "Bam" Rodriguez (4-0, 2 KOs), taking on Jose "El Cuate" Casiano. The 4-round main event will take place in the featherweight division. The co …Mikey …

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Mytrofanov v Hernandez tops ‘The Chicago Rumble’ on April 14 – WBN – World Boxing News

WBN – World Boxing News Mytrofanov v Hernandez tops 'The Chicago Rumble' on April 14WBN – World Boxing NewsA night of action-packed professional boxing featuring local and international talent in competitive match-ups, the night's main event will pit Oxnard, California's (via Chernigov, Ukraine) undefeated dynamo, and 2016 Olympian, Dmytro Mytrofanov (2-0 …and more » More: continued here

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Barthelemy, Relikh battle for vacant title – ESPN

cleveland.com (blog) Barthelemy, Relikh battle for vacant titleESPNI'm going to use my legs and use my jab and put on a boxing clinic. "Throughout my career I haven't paid enough attention to nutrition. It made my performances inconsistent. [Strength and conditioning coach] Bob Santos has come in and completely …Mikey Garcia meets Sergey Lipinets for IBF junior welterweight title: Boxing …

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Kelly vs Molina on AJ bill

Josh ‘Pretty Boy’ Kelly will test his slick skills against former world champion Carlos Molina on the Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker bill. More: continued here

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Mikey Garcia meets Sergey Lipinets for IBF junior welterweight title: Boxing Report (photos) – cleveland.com (blog)

cleveland.com (blog) Mikey Garcia meets Sergey Lipinets for IBF junior welterweight title: Boxing Report (photos)cleveland.com (blog)Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) is coming off a victory last summer over Adrien Broner. A victory on Saturday will give Garcia world titles at 126, 130, 135 and 140 pounds and he'd join a group that includes Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez as the …

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Boxing Barbie Delivers Blow to Sexist Body Stereotypes – The Business of Fashion

The Business of Fashion Boxing Barbie Delivers Blow to Sexist Body StereotypesThe Business of FashionNEW YORK, United States — A Barbie doll in the likeness of British Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams, complete with “boxing gloves to shatter any glass ceiling,” has been unveiled to mark International Women's Day. Toymaker Mattel, whose Barbie …Boxing Barbie based on British champ delivers …

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Commonwealth Games: NI boxer Wallace deselected – BBC Sport

BBC Sport Commonwealth Games: NI boxer Wallace deselectedBBC SportBoxer Conor Wallace has been dropped from the Northern Ireland team for the Commonwealth Games in Australia. On Wednesday the police said they were investigating a complaint against a 21-year-old from the Newry area in relation to an allegation …and more » More: continued here

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Boxer Katsunari Takayama fighting to realize Olympic dream – The Japan Times

The Japan Times Boxer Katsunari Takayama fighting to realize Olympic dreamThe Japan TimesThe Japan Amateur Boxing Federation (JABF), however, does not permit boxers with professional experience to compete in the amateur ring. Despite this, Takayama refuses to abandon his objective. The 34-year-old collected about 250,000 signatures from … More: continued here

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Boxing: Manny Pacquiao eyes next fight in Malaysia in May or June – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Boxing: Manny Pacquiao eyes next fight in Malaysia in May or JuneThe Straits TimesMANILA (AFP) – Philippine boxing idol Manny Pacquiao said his next opponent would be either world champion Lucas Matthysse or Danny Garcia in Malaysia in May or June, after rejecting an undercard offer to face Mike Alvarado. Pacquiao told ABS-CBN …Manny Pacquiao reveals intention …

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