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Boxing fights back in Nigeria after years down and out – Capital FM Kenya

Capital FM Kenya Boxing fights back in Nigeria after years down and outCapital FM KenyaLAGOS, Nigeria, Apr 23 – When Selah Fawaz decided to organise his first boxing match in Lagos, he didn't expect more than 500 spectators. In the end, over 800 tickets were sold and he had to turn away dozens of fans at the door. The stands …

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Anthony Joshua told to fulfil obligations by Alexander Povetkin’s team – SkySports

SkySports Anthony Joshua told to fulfil obligations by Alexander Povetkin's teamSkySportsAnthony Joshua is expected to “cooperate with the rules” and accept Alexander Povetkin as his “next opponent,” according to the Russian's promoter. Povetkin is the mandatory challenger to Joshua's WBA heavyweight title, and the governing body have …and more » More: continued here

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Will put corrupt politicians in boxing ring with Amir Khan: Imran – Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, Pakistan Will put corrupt politicians in boxing ring with Amir Khan: ImranGeo News, PakistanLONDON: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Monday that he will leave all corrupt politicians inside the boxing ring with Amir Khan, the Pakistani-origin British boxer. Addressing an event here, Imran wondered what the point of …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing fights back in Nigeria after years down and out – Citizen

Citizen Boxing fights back in Nigeria after years down and outCitizenBoxing used to be the most popular sport in Nigeria until the 1950s and 1960s but completely disappeared from view until the beginning of the 2000s. Michael Gennaro, a boxing historian at Bossier Parish Community College in the southern US state of …and more » More: continued here

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President Trump considering posthumous pardon of boxer Jack Johnson – ABC News

ABC News President Trump considering posthumous pardon of boxer Jack JohnsonABC NewsPresident Donald Trump said in a tweet that he is considering a posthumous pardon of Jack Johnson, the first black boxing heavyweight champion. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump …Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer …

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New boxing gym open – Evening Observer

Evening Observer New boxing gym openEvening ObserverPride Boxing& Fitness, a new gym in Silver Creek, opened its doors on April 2. The gym offers classes in Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, POUND, Zumba, Step, Boot Camp, and Muay-Thai Boxing for youths ages 5 and up. There are classes offered seven days a … More: continued here

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British Middle Savannah Marshall Ready For UK Debut

Two-time Olympian and 2012 World Amateur Champion Savannah Marshall is excited to make her long awaited UK debut on the Sam Sexton v Hughie Fury undercard on Saturday 12th May at the Macron Stadium, Premier Suite, Bolton, exclusively live on free-to-air Channel 5. The 26-year-old couldn’t have made a bigger pro-debut last year when she … The post British Middle …

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A 76ers fan’s calm, measured Game 3 diary – SB Nation

SB Nation A 76ers fan's calm, measured Game 3 diarySB NationWe've haven't seen anything like Joel Embiid in a long ass time: Majority of his points came from the line. He had five blocks and eight turnovers and was mostly horrible but, defensively, provided a statement to Miami. His worst game was better than …and more » More: continued here

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Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer who may be pardoned by Trump … – CNN

CNN Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer who may be pardoned by Trump …CNNOn Saturday, President Donald Trump said he was weighing whether or not to grant a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, after it was suggested to him by actor Sylvester Stallone.Donald Trump considering pardon for boxer Jack JohnsonSporting NewsWhy President Trump Is Pardoning Boxer Jack Johnson 71 …

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Protocol Sports Marketing, Evander Holyfield WBC Invitational Tournament

The inaugural WBC Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament, promoted by the legendary Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports & Entertainment and licensed internationally by leading rights distributor Protocol Sports Marketing, has secured major international coverage for the 8-man, 3-date, innovative tournament that begins on April 27, 2018. Sanctioned by Boxing’s premier governing body, the World Boxing … The post Protocol Sports …

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Showtime Announces May 19 Split-Venue Dual Title Fight Broadcast

Two exciting main events will be presented on the same night, Saturday, May 19 live on Showtime as part of a split-site doubleheader telecast. Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. will defend his WBC title against undefeated mandatory challenger Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. on Saturday, May 19 in a clash live on Showtime from MGM … The post Showtime Announces …

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Light Heavy Sullivan Barrera Hopes To Fight Kovalev vs. Alvarez Winner

Light heavyweight contender Sullivan “Sully B” Barrera is back in training camp armed with a new fight date and a fresh attitude. The former Cuban amateur standout admits that not much went right in his March 3 loss to Dmitry Bivol but chalks it up to an off night and said that it was a … The post Light Heavy …

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Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer who may be pardoned by Trump? – CNN

CNN Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer who may be pardoned by Trump?CNNIt took less than two hours for an all-white jury to convict the boxing legend, derailing his career and ruining his reputation. "Back then, if you were black and you were told that you did something wrong, you really had no recourse," Johnson's great …Trump Considering 'Full Pardon' …

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Back To The Future With Hall Of Famer Virgil “Quicksilver” Hill

Virgil “Quicksilver” Hill has gone back to the future, parlaying what he learned as an amateur boxer into a Olympic silver medal, five world titles in two weight class, induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF), and now giving back as a Los Angeles-based boxing coach and invaluable member of the USA Boxing … The post Back To …

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Record StubHub Center Capacity Crowd Expected For GGG vs. Martirosyan

The World Middleweight Championship battle between boxing’s longest-reigning champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and two-time world title challenger and fellow 2004 Olympian Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan is one hot ticket! The Cinco De Mayo extravaganza will take place on Saturday, May 5, under the stars at StubHub Center in Carson, CA HBO World Championship Boxing will … The post Record StubHub …

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