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28 States Said No to Bare-Knuckle Boxing. But 1 Said Yes. – OZY

OZY 28 States Said No to Bare-Knuckle Boxing. But 1 Said Yes.OZYWhen Philadelphia-based fight promoter David Feldman met Bobby Gunn in 2008, Feldman knew he needed to get the hulking Canadian underground fighting champion onto one of his boxing cards. The pair made it happen, with Gunn battling the then-WBA …and more » More: continued here

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ROUND 13 to represent Palm Bay in amateur boxing matches – Florida Today

Florida Today ROUND 13 to represent Palm Bay in amateur boxing matchesFlorida TodayMembers of Brevard's boxing community will step into the ring once again, this time representing Florida. ROUND 13 boxing is holding a competition at the Tony Rosa Community Center in Palm Bay on Saturday, June 9. As a step up from their event back in … More: continued here

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Evander Holyfield discusses his Atlantic City boxing career – Press of Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic City Evander Holyfield discusses his Atlantic City boxing careerPress of Atlantic CityEvander Holyfield fought 11 times in Atlantic City. The four-time heavyweight champion is back in Atlantic City promoting a boxing card for Real Deal Boxing and his induction into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Holyfield sits down with Sports … More: continued here

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Holyfield fight card headlines three chances to see boxing this weekend in AC – Press of Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic City Holyfield fight card headlines three chances to see boxing this weekend in ACPress of Atlantic CityThe rally will continue this weekend with three boxing cards — including one presented by former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield — leading up to the second induction ceremony for the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame on Sunday at The Claridge … …

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Unbeaten New Orleans native Regis Prorgais anticipates July boxing match in hometown – The Advocate

The Advocate Unbeaten New Orleans native Regis Prorgais anticipates July boxing match in hometownThe AdvocateJunior welterweight champion Regis Prograis (21-0, 18 KOs) announces his World Boxing Council diamond championship fight against Argentina's Jose Jose Velasco (20-0, 12 KOs) during a press conference in New Orleans, La., Wednesday, May 30, 2018. More: continued here

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Beaver Falls boxer Kiante Irving contemplates next step in career – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Beaver Falls boxer Kiante Irving contemplates next step in careerPittsburgh Post-GazetteIn one of the more poignant scenes in the movie “Rocky,” the title character walks foggy-eyed through his tiny kitchen, gulping raw eggs and readying himself for a brutal early morning training session. This memorable moment speaks to Kiante Irving of … More: continued here

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El Paso boxing champion Jennifer Han awarded trip to Italy for annual IBF convention – El Paso Times

El Paso Times El Paso boxing champion Jennifer Han awarded trip to Italy for annual IBF conventionEl Paso TimesJennifer Han is waiting and training hard, waiting and training for the next opportunity to defend her world championship. But, in the meantime, El Paso's first world champion and the city's sweetheart is taking a beautiful trip. The International … More: continued …

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BRPD announces inaugural boxing camp for kids – WAFB.com

BRPD announces inaugural boxing camp for kidsWAFB.comThe Baton Rouge Police Department is hosting its first ever Boxing with the Badge skills camp this summer. It will be held between June 12 and June 15. It is for kids ages 8 through 13. The application deadline is June 7. Officials said this is a great …and more » More: continued here

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Local boxing champ running for Cranston City Council – WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News Local boxing champ running for Cranston City CouncilWPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsCRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A local boxing champ is throwing his hat into a different ring. Gary Balletto announced Thursday morning he will be running for the Cranston City Council at-large seat. Balletto had a 31 and three record when, in 2013, he … More: continued …

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A Texas barbecue noise complaint turned into a friendly boxing match – Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-Statesman A Texas barbecue noise complaint turned into a friendly boxing matchAustin American-StatesmanAfter barbecue-goers turned down the music as a result of the noise complaint, they gave Bowen an offer he just couldn't turn down: a boxing match. Bowen told KTVT-TV that he's been boxing since he was 13 years old and knew that sparring with the … More: continued …

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Police officer responded to a noise complaint. Then he put on boxing gloves, Texas video shows – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star Telegram Police officer responded to a noise complaint. Then he put on boxing gloves, Texas video showsFort Worth Star Telegram“There's this perception that police officers have guns, we have a badge, but we can't fight,” said Officer Bowen, who's been boxing since he was 13, the news station said. The video shows one person putting a pair …

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Boxing, live music, dancing and wrestling – plans put forward for controversial garden – Gazette Live

Gazette Live Boxing, live music, dancing and wrestling – plans put forward for controversial gardenGazette LiveIn its application, developers Kymel Leisure Limited have requested a licence to host films, plays, indoor sports events including boxing and wrestling, play live and recorded music, hold dance performances and serve alcohol on and off the premises. More: continued here

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Vargas: No Khan offer, Broner next

Jessie Vargas says he is close to finalising a rematch with Adrien Broner, but is open to facing Amir Khan if the Brit makes a “serious” offer. More: continued here

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Uganda boxing federation bans top officials for 12 years – Xinhua

Uganda boxing federation bans top officials for 12 yearsXinhuaKAMPALA, May 31 (Xinhua) — The Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) has banned three of its top officials for 12 years, warning that any boxing club that associates with them risks getting the same penalty. Moses Muhangi, president UBF told Xinhua on …and more » More: continued here

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Hamed wants Ingle in Hall of Fame

‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed has called for the “amazing” and “innovative” Brendan Ingle to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. More: continued here

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