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Brendan Ingle: World champion boxing trainer dies aged 77 – BBC Sport

BBC Sport Brendan Ingle: World champion boxing trainer dies aged 77BBC SportWorld champion boxing trainer Brendan Ingle has died aged 77. The Dublin-born former boxer became a highly regarded trainer at his Sheffield-based Wincobank gym, and guided British fighters Johnny Nelson and Naseem Hamed to world titles. "On this …BREAKING Legendary boxing trainer Brendan Ingle – who coached Prince Naseem Hamed …

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Preview: McDonnell vs Inoue

Jamie McDonnell will defend his WBA bantamweight world title in Tokyo against Naoya Inoue. You can follow it live on Sky Sports from 1.00pm or follow it live on Sky Sports Action or with our Live Blog. Here’s all you need to know… More: continued here

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The super-flyweight shake-up

Kal Yafai is back in action this weekend to make his long-awaited American debut, so with major fights seemingly imminent for the WBA champ, we look at the leading players in the division? More: continued here

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‘It’s about time’: Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson – nwitimes.com

nwitimes.com 'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnsonnwitimes.com"I am taking this very righteous step, I believe, to correct a wrong that occurred in our history and to honor a truly legendary boxing champion," Trump said during an Oval Office ceremony. He was joined by WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder … More: continued here

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Ken Camel passes his familial boxing legacy onto others – Char-Koosta News

Ken Camel passes his familial boxing legacy onto othersChar-Koosta NewsChar-Koosta News. PABLO — Aged boxing gloves, bygone years of boxing event posters, articles from the 1970s, duck taped boxing bags hanging strategically across the cement base, and scattered workout equipment circling the perimeter of a refurbished … More: continued here

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David Ramsey: President Trump does the right thing, pardons boxing great Jack Johnson – Colorado Springs Gazette

David Ramsey: President Trump does the right thing, pardons boxing great Jack JohnsonColorado Springs GazettePresident Donald J. Trump cleansed a small but important slice of American history when he pardoned African-American boxer Jack Johnson. Johnson ruled the boxing world from 1903-1915, and his mastery at beating the heaven out of white men enraged … More: continued here

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Trump Pardons Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Boxing Champion – The … – New York Times

New York Times Trump Pardons Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Boxing Champion – The …New York TimesWASHINGTON — For more than 100 years, Jack Johnson's legend as the first black heavyweight boxing champion has been undisputed, but his legacy had …Trump grants posthumous pardon to black boxing champ Jack JohnsonNBCNews.comWho was Jack Johnson? Five facts about the legendary boxerUSA TODAYTrump pardons late black …

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Trump pardons Galveston native Jack Johnson, boxing’s first black heavyweight champion – KHOU.com

KHOU.com Trump pardons Galveston native Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight championKHOU.comWASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after what Trump said many feel was a racially motivated injustice. Jack Johnson was … More: continued here

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Boxing champ Jack Johnson posthumously pardoned by Trump – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Boxing champ Jack Johnson posthumously pardoned by TrumpNBCNews.comBoxing champ Jack Johnson posthumously pardoned by Trump. Thu, May 24. Johnson's story was brought to Trump's attention by actor Sylvester Stallone, who stood with former champ Lennox Lewis by the president's side as he issued the posthumous … More: continued here

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Inside Floyd Mayweather’s private jet as boxing superstar flaunts wealth – and perfect professional record – Mirror.co.uk

Inside Floyd Mayweather's private jet as boxing superstar flaunts wealth – and perfect professional recordMirror.co.ukFloyd Mayweather has never been shy of flaunting his wealth – or his perfect record inside the squared circle. And now the boxing superstar has found a way of showing off both of those things at the same time – and it comes by way of …

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Trump grants posthumous pardon to black boxing champ Jack Johnson – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Trump grants posthumous pardon to black boxing champ Jack JohnsonNBCNews.comPresident Donald Trump pardoned black boxing champion Jack Johnson on Thursday, posthumously nullifying his conviction by an all-white jury for an interracial relationship more than 100 years ago. "He overcame these difficult circumstances to reach the …Trump Pardons Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Boxing ChampionNew York TimesDonald Trump's posthumous pardon of boxing champion …

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Jonas Sultan said he has beaten better boxers than Jerwin Ancajas – ESPN

ESPN Jonas Sultan said he has beaten better boxers than Jerwin AncajasESPNSultan (14-3, 9 knockouts) put on a show for media and fans at Wednesday's media workout at the Heartbeat Boxing Gym in the city's downtown area, flashing his hand speed and power in an attempt to literally make some noise and announce he is a serious …Boxing: Ancajas, Sultan display …

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Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Pardoned by Trump – New York Times

New York Times Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Pardoned by TrumpNew York TimesThe World Boxing Council, one of boxing's sanctioning bodies, invited the current and former champions, including the American Deontay Wilder and Lewis of Britain, to the ceremony, according to Tim Smith, the vice president of communications for Haymon …Trump grants posthumous pardon to black boxing champ Jack JohnsonNBCNews.comTrump pardons …

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Trump pardons late black boxing champion Jack Johnson – Reuters

Reuters Trump pardons late black boxing champion Jack JohnsonReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion who was jailed a century ago after having a relationship with a white woman. More: continued here

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Trump grants posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, boxing’s first black heavyweight champion. – FOXSports.com

Trump grants posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion.FOXSports.com… Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion. AP May 24, 2018 at 1:00p ET. share url email whatsapp sms. WASHINGTON (AP) Trump grants posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion. Article continues below .and more » More: continued here

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Trump Pardons Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Boxing Champion – New York Times

New York Times Trump Pardons Jack Johnson, Heavyweight Boxing ChampionNew York TimesThe World Boxing Council, one of boxing's sanctioning bodies, invited the current and former champions, including the American Deontay Wilder and Lewis of Britain, to the ceremony, according to Tim Smith, the vice president of communications for Haymon …Trump grants posthumous pardon to black boxing champ Jack JohnsonNBCNews.comTrump posthumously pardons …

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