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Finding Brotherhood in the Boxing Ring – New York Times

New York Times Finding Brotherhood in the Boxing RingNew York TimesBut in the mid-1980s, boxing came back into his life when he took an assignment that required him to photograph Jimmy Jacobs, the manager of Mike Tyson. “I was overcome by a strange omnipresent sense of harmony, that I was meant to be there in the ring … More: continued here

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Boxing group not satisfied by JABF chief Akira Yamane’s resignation – The Japan Times

The Japan Times Boxing group not satisfied by JABF chief Akira Yamane's resignationThe Japan TimesThe group opposing Japan Amateur Boxing Federation chairman Akira Yamane is looking for a complete systematic transformation of the JABF. Otherwise, they feel, the very existence of the sport in Japan could be in jeopardy going forward. That said, the …Amateur boxing head resigns after admitting gangster …

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Rising boxing star Regis Prograis shows off BJJ training in Brazil, also meets up with Jose Aldo – Bloody Elbow

Bloody Elbow Rising boxing star Regis Prograis shows off BJJ training in Brazil, also meets up with Jose AldoBloody ElbowJunior welterweight boxer Regis Prograis (22-0, 19 KOs) is one of the sport's most exciting up-and-coming talents. Having turned professional in 2012, “Rougarou” is regarded as one of the best (if not the best) fighters in his weight class. He's … …

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Parker stands by his team

Joseph Parker will stand by his training and promotional team after suffering back-to-back defeats on trips to Britain. More: continued here

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Dana White: ‘A lot of things didn’t line up the way that I thought they would’ for Zuffa Boxing – Bloody Elbow

Bloody Elbow Dana White: 'A lot of things didn't line up the way that I thought they would' for Zuffa BoxingBloody ElbowIt's been almost a full year since Conor McGregor fought Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring, and not too long after their historic showdown, UFC president Dana White announced plans to get into the boxing promotion business. As of …

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This Intense Boxing Class Will Get You In Fighting Shape – menshealth.com

menshealth.com This Intense Boxing Class Will Get You In Fighting Shapemenshealth.comFrom Rumble to Shadowbox, boxing-inspired group workouts are gaining popularity as people seek new ways to burn fat, build muscle, and learn self-defense. But no gym aims to do it like EverybodyFights, the Boston-based boxing club that's storming along … More: continued here

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Big Baby: AJ top of hit list

Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller says Anthony Joshua remains his No 1 target after their New York bust-up and believes the British star was surprised by the heated confrontation. More: continued here

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Japan boxing boss throws in towel after mobster scandal – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Japan boxing boss throws in towel after mobster scandalChannel NewsAsiaTOKYO: The long-ruling supremo of amateur boxing in Japan announced his resignation Wednesday (Aug 8), throwing in the towel after weeks of media frenzy over a range of scandals including bout-rigging, ties to a mobster and misusing grants.Amateur boxing head resigns after admitting gangster linksAsahi ShimbunBoxing chief Akira Yamane …

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Pound-for-pound rankings: Usyk enters the top 10 – ESPN

ESPN Pound-for-pound rankings: Usyk enters the top 10ESPNESPN pound-for-pound rankings: Oleksandr Usyk makes the top 10. Oleksandr Usyk lifts the Ali Trophy as he celebrates winning his World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final bout against Murat Gassiev. Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images. More: continued here

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Farrah Abraham Boxing Opponent Revealed: Nicole ‘Hoopz’ Alexander – The Blast

The Blast Farrah Abraham Boxing Opponent Revealed: Nicole 'Hoopz' AlexanderThe BlastFarrah Abraham finally has an opponent to square off against for her big boxing match, and the reality star is a fierce competitor. The Blast obtained the announcement video from Damon Feldman, and he reveals that Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander, who won …Farrah Abraham Thinks Boxing With Paris Hilton Or Lindsay Lohan …

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CES Has Boxing Card Sept. 14 – NYFights (press release) (blog)

CES Has Boxing Card Sept. 14NYFights (press release) (blog)The event, promoted in associated with Ken Casey's Murphys Boxing, also features the return of unbeaten Providence junior welterweight Anthony Marsella Jr. (9-0, 4 KOs) and hard-hitting Sicilian heavyweight Juiseppe Cusumano (16-2, 14 KOs), plus the … More: continued here

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The Brutal World of Bare-Knuckle Boxing – Getty Images FOTO

Getty Images FOTO The Brutal World of Bare-Knuckle BoxingGetty Images FOTOA display of pugilism so brutal that the bouts rarely go the distance and the fighters seldom escape without damage, bare-knuckle boxing can be hard to look at. The sport first gained popularity in Britain near the end of the 17th century, but was … More: continued here

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Okolie sets world title target

Lawrence Okolie is targeting a world title by 2020 and hopes an emphatic win over Matty Askin will keep him on a collision course with the elite cruiserweights. More: continued here

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Amateur boxing head resigns after admitting gangster links – Asahi Shimbun

Asahi Shimbun Amateur boxing head resigns after admitting gangster linksAsahi ShimbunOSAKA–The “chairman for life” of the Japan Amateur Boxing Federation (JABF) resigned Aug. 8 after admitting associating with a gangster, as well as misusing a government grant to a boxer. “As chairman, I am sorry to athletes for causing these problems …Disgraced amateur boxing federation chief quitsNHK WORLDJapan boxing boss …

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The strength of British boxing – Boxing News Online

Boxing News Online The strength of British boxingBoxing News OnlineMy pal, Liam Smith, put in a brave performance against the tough Jaime Munguia and George Groves vs Callum Smith in the World Boxing Super Series final is going to be a cracker, showing our guys are challenging throughout the divisions. Kell Brook and … More: continued here

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