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Former world title contender dies after croissant-eating contest – NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au Former world title contender dies after croissant-eating contestNEWS.com.auMelo lived in Pinamar, Argentina, according to his Facebook profile, which was peppered with boxing photos and memorabilia. In one photo from New Year's Eve, Melo appeared shirtless in a towel while flexing his muscles. “Hello girls, Happy New Year …Retired pro boxer dies during croissant-eating contestNew York PostReport: Former Argentinian Boxer …

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Christian Daghio dies by Don Pareuang knockout in WBC fight – Pulse Nigeria

Pulse Nigeria Christian Daghio dies by Don Pareuang knockout in WBC fightPulse NigeriaItalian Boxer Christian Daghio died after he suffered a knockout against Don Pareuang in a fight. Daghio who was a veteran at 49-years-old was knocked out twice in the WBC title fight against his younger opponent. The Italian who started his boxing…and more » More: continued here

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Gafur Rakhimov’s AIBA election puts boxing’s Olympic future at risk – Bad Left Hook

Bad Left Hook Gafur Rakhimov's AIBA election puts boxing's Olympic future at riskBad Left HookOn Saturday, amateur boxing's worst fear was realised as the controversial Uzbek, Gafur Rakhimov, was elected as the next president of the International Boxing Association. Winning 84 of the 134 votes cast, the businessman won the vote amidst …Sport Ireland 'very concerned' at threat to boxing at …

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1993’s ‘Fan Man’ fight remains boxing’s most bizarre night – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal 1993's 'Fan Man' fight remains boxing's most bizarre nightLas Vegas Review-JournalThe exploding lights. Judy Bowe never will forget the sound from the popping lights that caused her to faint and put her in an ambulance with the Rev. Jesse Jackson holding her hand, while Judy's husband, Riddick, stood in a Las Vegas boxing ring not … More: continued …

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Why Floyd Mayweather Is The Greatest Boxer Of All Time – Maxim

Maxim Why Floyd Mayweather Is The Greatest Boxer Of All TimeMaximOn a hot Las Vegas evening, the greatest boxer in the sport's history stepped into the ring for what would be the biggest night of his life. This fighter was obviously an incredible talent. Over the past decade,, he'd become a household name. And the …Meet Japan's 'Ninja Boy', the …

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Farrah Abraham claims she was ‘bullied’ by boxing promoters over anti-bullying charity match… after promoters … – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Farrah Abraham claims she was 'bullied' by boxing promoters over anti-bullying charity match… after promoters …Daily MailFarrah Abraham is ready to go twelve rounds with the Celebrity Boxing promoters who've threatened her with a multi-million dollar lawsuit. The adult film star claimed that the promoters of the charity match to raise awareness about anti-bullying …Farrah Would've Gotten Attacked! …

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Boxing news: Deontay Wilder warns Tyson Fury, ‘I feel like I’m a killer’ and refuses to talk about ‘coward’ Anthony … – talkSPORT.com

talkSPORT.com Boxing news: Deontay Wilder warns Tyson Fury, 'I feel like I'm a killer' and refuses to talk about 'coward' Anthony …talkSPORT.comBoxing news: Deontay Wilder warns Tyson Fury, 'I feel like I'm a killer' and refuses to talk about 'coward' Anthony Joshua. The American will put his WBC world heavyweight title on the line against the undefeated Fury on December …

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Oleksandr Usyk: Everything you need to know about Tony Bellew’s opponent – ESPN

Express.co.uk Oleksandr Usyk: Everything you need to know about Tony Bellew's opponentESPNVictory over England's Tony Bellew on Saturday will not only boost Oleksandr Usyk's profile, it will also take him a step closer to a clash with heavyweight king Anthony Joshua. ESPN boxing writer Nick Parkinson takes a look at Ukraine's undisputed …Anthony Joshua describes future opponent as the 'perfect boxer' …

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Explained: Bellew’s WBC status

Tony Bellew is still the WBC ’emeritus’ champion ahead of his fight with Oleksandr Usyk for all the world cruiserweight titles, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has confirmed. More: continued here

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Lightweight prospect Teofimo Lopez Jr. to take on Mason Menard – ESPN

Fightful Lightweight prospect Teofimo Lopez Jr. to take on Mason MenardESPNLightweight Teofimo Lopez Jr., one of the elite prospects in boxing, has been pleading with his promoter, Top Rank, to step up the level of his competition, and it has agreed to do so. Lopez will take on the most notable opponent of his career when he …Top Rank Announces …

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GRAPHIC VIDEO: Boxer dies after a brutal knockout in title fight – Fox News

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Boxer dies after a brutal knockout in title fightFox NewsThe 49-year-old, a former champion in Muay Thai and boxing, passed away in the hospital Friday after he was put in a coma due to injuries suffered during the WBC Asia title match against Don Parueang on Oct. 26. He leaves behind his wife and 5-year-old … More: continued here

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Truman talks up Tokyo 2020 chances – Eurosport.co.uk

Truman talks up Tokyo 2020 chancesEurosport.co.ukPrice, a former captain of her national under-19 side, switched to boxing following a successful football career after her podium finish at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. And it is a choice that she doesn't regret as she prepares for the AIBA Women's … More: continued here

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Sport Ireland ‘very concerned’ at threat to boxing at Olympics – Irish Times

Irish Times Sport Ireland 'very concerned' at threat to boxing at OlympicsIrish TimesSport Ireland has expressed concern over the increasing threat of boxing being excluded from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and called for clarification from the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It follows the election of Gafur Rakhimov as president of …and more » More: continued here

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