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Jim Gray’s hard-hitting questions earned his place in Boxing Hall of Fame – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Jim Gray's hard-hitting questions earned his place in Boxing Hall of FameLos Angeles TimesGray felt compelled to encourage the boy by telling him that same kind of curiosity led him to induction Sunday at the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y., along with boxing champions Vitali Klitschko, Erik Morales and Winky Wright … More: continued …

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Fox Sports Picks Up Common-Produced Boxing Doc ‘They Fight’ – Billboard

Billboard Fox Sports Picks Up Common-Produced Boxing Doc 'They Fight'BillboardDirected by Andrew Renzi, the doc follows an after-school program in Washington, D.C.'s Ward 8 run by Coach Walt Manigan's Lyfe Style Boxing. Walt mentors young boxers, “Peanut” Bartee and Quincey Williams on the path to the 2017 Junior Olympics, … More: continued here

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Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares II fight prediction, undercard, odds, boxing on Showtime – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares II fight prediction, undercard, odds, boxing on ShowtimeCBSSports.comWhile the expectations for a repeat in action are aplenty entering Saturday's Leo Santa Cruz-Abner Mares featherweight title rematch, both fighters agree the second fight will look just a bit different. Santa Cruz (34-1-1, 19 KOs), a three-division …Crawford, Charlo and Santa Cruz all favoredBoxing News …

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Canastota locals embrace Boxing Hall of Fame Weekend – Spectrum News

Spectrum News Canastota locals embrace Boxing Hall of Fame WeekendSpectrum NewsCANASTOTA, N.Y — It's the biggest weekend of the year in the village of Canastota. Boxing fans from all over the country are in town for the annual Hall of Fame weekend. A full slate of events include Sunday's annual Parade through downtown and the …International Boxing Hall of Fame Induction …

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Boxing Jumps Back Into Ring at Chumash Casino Resort – Noozhawk

Noozhawk Boxing Jumps Back Into Ring at Chumash Casino ResortNoozhawkFor the first time in more than three years, boxing returns to the Chumash Casino Resort when World Fighting Championships features its WFC 91 event in the Samala Showroom at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 6. Tickets for the event are $35, $55, $75 and $95. More: continued here

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Trump considering pardon for Ali

United States President Donald Trump is thinking “very seriously” about pardoning former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, despite the fact his conviction was already overturned by the Supreme Court in 1971. More: continued here

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Acclaimed boxing coach who understood the value of humility – Irish Times

Irish Times Acclaimed boxing coach who understood the value of humilityIrish TimesBrendan Ingle. Born: June 19th, 1940. Died: May 25th, 2018. A visit to the Sheffield home of world champion boxing trainer Brendan Ingle, who has died aged 77 after a brain haemorrhage, was always more than just a journey into the world of sport. Ingle … More: continued here

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Boxing: Fury wants to be mental health champion – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Boxing: Fury wants to be mental health championChannel NewsAsiaLONDON: Britain's Tyson Fury returns to the ring on Saturday (Jun 8) hoping his boxing comeback can inspire other people who have been suffering from mental health problems. The unbeaten former world heavyweight champion takes on Albania's Sefer …Fury vs. Seferi: Tyson's return is big news for heavyweight boxingSporting NewsHow boxing …

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Joshua receives OBE

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. More: continued here

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George Foreman backs ‘big giant’ Tyson Fury to rule heavyweight boxing ranks again – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz George Foreman backs 'big giant' Tyson Fury to rule heavyweight boxing ranks againStuff.co.nzFury, 29, has been out of action for nearly three years, while struggling with depression and gaining so much weight, but Foreman said the big British fighter could rule the stacked heavyweight boxing division if he gets himself fit again after losing …Boxing: Fury wants to be …

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Ringside Seat: The complete guide to Crawford-Horn – ESPN

ESPN Ringside Seat: The complete guide to Crawford-HornESPNLAS VEGAS – Undefeated former two-division world champion Terence Crawford is universally recognized as one of the top boxers on the planet, and he is moving up in weight to seek a world title in a third weight division. Standing in his way is the …and more » More: continued here

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Ewan MacKenna: Irish boxing was once a cathedral but it has been reduced to rubble and literally corpses – Independent.ie

Independent.ie Ewan MacKenna: Irish boxing was once a cathedral but it has been reduced to rubble and literally corpsesIndependent.iePete Taylor should have been one of the more intriguing stories in our boxing. Not at the level of achievement of Billy Walsh or Zaur Antia, and not as beloved as Nicolas Cruz before them. But think back briefly, as hard as …

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Ireland boxing club shooting victim’s funeral held, gunman still at large – Xinhua

Independent.ie Ireland boxing club shooting victim's funeral held, gunman still at largeXinhuaDUBLIN, June 8 (Xinhua) — The funeral for a victim of a recent boxing club shooting in Ireland was held in the country's eastern coastal county of Wicklow on Friday morning, local media reported. The victim was a 50-year-old man named Bobby Messett …Ewan MacKenna: Irish boxing was once …

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