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Bringing Boxing Back to Detroit – Fight News

Bringing Boxing Back to DetroitFight NewsDetroit's legendary status as a boxing capital – marked by such names as Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Tommy Hearns, James Toney – is finding new life as a new generation of fighters calls Detroit home. Local boxers from the inner city of Detroit. And … More: continued here

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Polish nuns turn to boxing to raise funds for orphanage – The Tablet

The Tablet Polish nuns turn to boxing to raise funds for orphanageThe TabletWhile Poland is home to thousands of Catholic nuns from dozens of orders, they rarely attract attention like the country's male clergy. That may be changing since a convent of Capuchins took up boxing to raise money for their orphanage. "We'd like to …Sisters turn to boxing in …

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Watch Joshua- Parker online

Even if you are not a Sky TV customer, you can watch the heavyweight showdown between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker on March 31. More: continued here

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From Ojay to AJ: How Anthony Joshua reinvented his life and Watford’s boxing heritage – ESPN

Reuters From Ojay to AJ: How Anthony Joshua reinvented his life and Watford's boxing heritageESPNWATFORD, ENGLAND — Before Anthony Joshua punched his way to worldwide fame, the most famous boxer from Watford in recent years was Ojay Abrahams. But Ojay, unlike AJ, was known for losing. Watford-born Joshua has knocked out all 20 professional …Boxing: Joshua says Parker faces overwhelming …

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Lancaster’s Supplee, Pannell net district Golden Gloves boxing titles – LancasterOnline

LancasterOnline Lancaster's Supplee, Pannell net district Golden Gloves boxing titlesLancasterOnlineA knockout in the third round earned Lancaster boxer Sheldan Supplee (2-0) a championship and a chance to fight again — which is exactly what every boxer in the 2018 Pennsylvania Golden Gloves Tournament wants. With the Central Pennsylvania district …and more » More: continued here

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GOtv Boxing Night 14: I’m coming to shame Skoro,says Kenyan opponentpointed – New Telegraph Newspaper

Guardian (blog) GOtv Boxing Night 14: I'm coming to shame Skoro,says Kenyan opponentpointedNew Telegraph NewspaperKenya's Michael “Shaka” Nyawade, who is billed to fight Nigeri's Waidi “Skoro” Usman for the African Boxing Union (ABU) featherweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 14, has boasted that he will make his opponent dizzy within the first three rounds. The …Kenyan opponent wants to disgrace …

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AJ vs Parker: Superior sparring?

As Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker put the finishing touches to training camps, we analyse the main sparring partners for both champions. More: continued here

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Boxing card left in tatters after promises not kept – Toronto Star

Toronto Star Boxing card left in tatters after promises not keptToronto StarWhile provincial regulations require certified cheques, Retondaro and other boxing industry veterans says it's common for fighters from Latin America to swap the cheques for cash immediately post-fight, either through a promoter or a nearby currency …and more » More: continued here

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Checkmate or knockout: Chess boxing lands a punch – Gulf Times

Checkmate or knockout: Chess boxing lands a punchGulf TimesDaniel Biman (left) and Mohamad Kadija during a chessboxing amateur fight event at the Intellectual Fight Club IX in Berlin on December 15, 2017. Text Size: A A A. AFP/Berlin. With his dental guard still in his mouth and a slightly queasy feeling in …and more » More: continued here

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Humble Anthony Joshua has his sights on top of the boxing tree – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Humble Anthony Joshua has his sights on top of the boxing treeThe Guardian (blog)For the first century of boxing's rule as the dirtiest yet most glamorous branch of the sports entertainment industry, the undisputed heavyweight champion was the king of sport – from Jack Dempsey, then Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano and Muhammad Ali …Boxing: Joshua says Parker …

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Boxing clever: the new generation of prefab homes – The Week UK

Boxing clever: the new generation of prefab homesThe Week UKIn the late 1960s, Richard Rogers designed a home for his parents at 22 Parkside, Wimbledon. The simple shoebox design used a new kind of prefabrication system, where the individual modules were constructed in a factory then sent to Wimbledon, where … More: continued here

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From Ojay to AJ: How Anthony Joshua reinvented his life and Watford’s boxing heritage – ESPN (press release) (blog)

The Independent From Ojay to AJ: How Anthony Joshua reinvented his life and Watford's boxing heritageESPN (press release) (blog)WATFORD, ENGLAND — Before Anthony Joshua punched his way to worldwide fame, the most famous boxer from Watford in recent years was Ojay Abrahams. But Ojay, unlike AJ, was known for losing. Watford-born Joshua has knocked out all 20 professional …Joseph Parker: …

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Boxing: Joshua says Parker faces overwhelming experience – Reuters

The Independent Boxing: Joshua says Parker faces overwhelming experienceReutersLONDON (Reuters) – WBA and IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says Joseph Parker will be 'overwhelmed' in their unification fight in Cardiff on Saturday. Boxing – Anthony Joshua Media Session – Sheffield, Britain – March 21, 2018 Anthony …From Ojay to AJ: How Anthony Joshua reinvented his life and Watford's boxing …

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Cordina: I’ll make Cardiff my own

Joe Cordina wants to revive the Welsh fight game and bring big time boxing back to Cardiff on a regular basis should he continue his meteoric rise in the sport. More: continued here

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