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Meet the ‘badass’ hijab boxing coach helping women – BBC News

BBC News Meet the 'badass' hijab boxing coach helping womenBBC NewsAn amateur boxing coach who became the first in the UK to wear a hijab is hoping to inspire more women to get involved in sport. Zahra Butt, 39, also incorporates life-coaching into her boxing classes. The mother-of-three, from Nottingham, took up the … More: continued here

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Boxing gym criticised after telling school children to settle arguments in the ring – The Independent

The Independent Boxing gym criticised after telling school children to settle arguments in the ringThe IndependentA boxing club has been criticised after it offered children the chance to settle school arguments by going toe to toe in the ring. Warriors Gym, in Whitburn, West Lothian, told youngster that they could scrap with "no cameras, no friends, just the two …and …

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A look at Lewis Ritson’s most significant fights – Sporting News

Sporting News A look at Lewis Ritson's most significant fightsSporting NewsJust over 12 months ago, you'd need to search frantically within the boxing community to grasp any sort of insight on Ritson. Fighting exclusively in Northern England and Southern Scotland, levels below anything that resembled a grand promotion, Ritson …DAZN Boxing Preview: Lewis Ritson v Francesco PateraBoxingInsider.comRitson vs Patera: Our Panel …

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Lisa Whiteside leaves GB Boxing six months after Commonwealth Games gold – BBC Sport

BBC Sport Lisa Whiteside leaves GB Boxing six months after Commonwealth Games goldBBC SportLisa Whiteside has left the GB Boxing set-up six months after winning Commonwealth Games gold. Whiteside, 33, won the Commonwealth flyweight title for England, beating Northern Ireland's Carly McNaul. GB Boxing performance director Rob McCracken …Whiteside steps aside and sacrifices Tokyo aimEurosport.comTurning professional? Preston boxer Lisa Whiteside has …

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GOtv Boxing Night 16: Fans Assured Of Adequate Security – Pulse Nigeria

Pulse Nigeria GOtv Boxing Night 16: Fans Assured Of Adequate SecurityPulse NigeriaGOtv Boxing Night organisers have assured fans coming to watch the 16 edition of the show of adequate security in and around Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos, venue of the event. The show, managed by Flykite Productions, will hold on Sunday. Speaking … More: continued here

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Ringside Seat: The complete guide to Terence Crawford-Jose Benavidez Jr. – ESPN

ESPN Ringside Seat: The complete guide to Terence Crawford-Jose Benavidez Jr.ESPNOMAHA, Neb. — After Terence Crawford, one of boxing's pound-for-pound elite fighters, gave up the undisputed junior welterweight world title and moved up to welterweight, where he laid waste to Jeff Horn in a one-sided ninth-round knockout win to …Terence Crawford, who faces Jose Benavidez Jr. on Saturday, hopes TV …

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Boxing schedule for 2018 features Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury, Terence Crawford, Canelo Alvarez – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com Boxing schedule for 2018 features Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury, Terence Crawford, Canelo AlvarezCBSSports.comBusiness is booming for boxing so far this year. After a trio of greats fights to kick off 2018 — including Deontay Wilder's thunderous knockout of Luis Ortiz — Anthony Joshua put on a less-than-stellar performance against Joseph Parker in Cardiff …Hearn: Joshua Only Wants Wilder Next – …

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Eddie Hearn reveals plans to put on boxing matches at Liverpool’s Anfield and Newcastle’s St James’ Park – talkSPORT.com

talkSPORT.com Eddie Hearn reveals plans to put on boxing matches at Liverpool's Anfield and Newcastle's St James' ParktalkSPORT.comEddie Hearn says he would like to stage future boxing matches at Liverpool and Newcastle's 50,000-plus capacity football stadiums. The UK based promoter sees Anfield and St James' Park as potential venues to host two of his fighters: Callum Smith and … More: continued …

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Hearn: Joshua Only Wants Wilder Next – We’re Now in Talks – BoxingScene.com

BoxingScene.com Hearn: Joshua Only Wants Wilder Next – We're Now in TalksBoxingScene.comEddie Hearn, promoter for IBF, WBA, WBO, IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs), reveals that his boxer is only interested in facing WBC heavyweight Deontay Wilder on April 13 of next year. Wilder is back in the ring on December 1, …Boxing exclusive: Eddie Hearn confirms Tyson Fury …

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WATCH: Allen is comedy gold!

David Allen left little to the imagination as he struck gold at the weigh-in for Saturday’s heavyweight clash with Samir Nebo. More: continued here

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Whiteside steps aside and sacrifices Tokyo aim – Eurosport.com

BBC Sport Whiteside steps aside and sacrifices Tokyo aimEurosport.comGB Boxing Performance Director Rob McCracken said: "Lisa has not trained a great deal with the squad since the Commonwealth Games and after much thought and discussion it became clear to both parties that she was not in a position to continue to …Lisa Whiteside leaves GB Boxing six months after Commonwealth Games …

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Buatsi: I’m here to entertain

Joshua Buatsi is ready to take out Tony Averlant as he looks to deliver an emphatic knockout victory on his first visit to a Newcastle fight ring. More: continued here

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Tapering strategies for boxing – Boxing News Online

Boxing News Online Tapering strategies for boxingBoxing News OnlineDon't miss any action. Sign up for the free BN newsletter(s) here. “THE hard work is done” is often a phrase used in boxing as a fighter gets closer to stepping through the ropes – however, gains from a training camp can unravel through a mismanaged … More: continued here

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Who are Britain’s Top 5 Lightweights?

Lewis Ritson takes centre stage in Newcastle on Saturday night, but who is the best lightweight in Britain right now? We put our pundits on the spot to select their Top Five… More: continued here

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Ritson lean and mean in Newcastle

Lewis Ritson stripped naked on the scales to make the lightweight limit and then shared a tense face off with Francesco Patera ahead of their European title fight. More: continued here

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