Descendant of boxing legend Jack Johnson hopes for pardon, maybe from Trump – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Descendant of boxing legend Jack Johnson hopes for pardon, maybe from TrumpLos Angeles TimesBoxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, poses in New York City in 1932. (Associated Press). In Jim Crow America, it's no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African American of his generation. The first black boxing… More: continued here

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Ghana Navy wins 2018 GAF Inter-services boxing competition – Ghana News Agency

Ghana News Agency Ghana Navy wins 2018 GAF Inter-services boxing competitionGhana News AgencyHeavyweight boxer Dodoi Larry of the Air Force, was however given an award as the best loser. Gold medals were presented to eventual winners of the final eliminators. The competition conducted under the International Amateur Boxing Association (IABA …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing rings, basements make for unlikely houses of worship – The Advocate

The Advocate Boxing rings, basements make for unlikely houses of worshipThe AdvocatePastor David Borden, center left, holds his hands out in prayer while singing during the Stanwich Congregational Church service inside Revolution Fitness on Pacific Street in Stamford on Jan. 14. Photo: Michael Cummo / Hearst Connecticut Media. Buy … More: continued here

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A Jack Johnson descendant is hoping the African-American boxing … – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A Jack Johnson descendant is hoping the African-American boxing …Pittsburgh Post-GazetteIn Jim Crow America, it's no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African-American of his generation. The first black boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Johnson humiliated white fighters and flaunted his affection for white women, even …and more » More: continued here

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World Series of Boxing: Indian Tigers lose – The Hindu

World Series of Boxing: Indian Tigers loseThe HinduIndia's second stint at the semi-professional World Series of Boxing (WSB) was off to a disappointing start as the team lost 4-1 to three-time champion Astana Arlans in Karaganda City, Kazakhstan. World Championship quarterfinalist Kavinder Singh Bisht …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing fans revisit Mike Tyson’s FEROCIOUS eight-second knockout in rare amateur footage – Daily Star

Daily Star Boxing fans revisit Mike Tyson's FEROCIOUS eight-second knockout in rare amateur footageDaily StarBOXING fans have been enjoying another of Mike Tyson's most memorable knockouts – this time from the early days of his career as an amateur. By George Mills / Published 10th February 2018. Having already scooped gold in the 1981 Junior Olympics, a 15 …Frank Warren …

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Quade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt keep fit with secret boxing sessions – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz Quade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt keep fit with secret boxing sessionsStuff.co.nzQuade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt might be banned from Ballymore for the time being but two of Australian rugby's highest earners have been secretly training together for weeks at a boxing gym four kilometres away in Brisbane's inner city. Cooper has …and more » More: continued here

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This Week In Boxing Biz: HBO Battles Showtime For Anthony Joshua, ESPN Boxing Ratings – Forbes

Forbes This Week In Boxing Biz: HBO Battles Showtime For Anthony Joshua, ESPN Boxing RatingsForbes“Anthony Joshua is a global superstar and we're proud to present his sixth, and perhaps most challenging, world title fight to the U.S. audience. Joshua vs. Parker will be the 12th heavyweight world championship match on Showtime since Deontay Wilder …Umar Sadiq wants titles after swapping …

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Cape Coral’s Carol Polis was the world’s first female professional boxing judge – The News-Press

The News-Press Cape Coral's Carol Polis was the world's first female professional boxing judgeThe News-PressCarol Polis is many things. Mother. Grandmother. Author. Cancer survivor. She even appeared in a Hollywood movie. But perhaps more than anything else, Polis is a trailblazer. In 1973, Polis was appointed by the governor in her home state of … More: continued here

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A Jack Johnson descendant is hoping the African-American boxing champion gets a pardon from Trump – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A Jack Johnson descendant is hoping the African-American boxing champion gets a pardon from TrumpPittsburgh Post-GazetteIn Jim Crow America, it's no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African-American of his generation. The first black boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Johnson humiliated white fighters and flaunted his affection for white women, even …and more » More: continued …

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Boxing: Zombeck back in NE Golden Gloves final – Foster’s Daily Democrat

Foster’s Daily Democrat Boxing: Zombeck back in NE Golden Gloves finalFoster’s Daily DemocratDover's Kyle Wilson, out of Jass Boxing in Berwick, Maine, lost his super heavyweight semifinal by decision to Jean Fleurissaint of Mattapan, Mass. That Zombeck was boxing at all, let alone winning, is a miracle of sorts. Last September while doing a … More: continued here

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Southern California, the Soul of Boxing: Part I – The Sweet Science

The Sweet Science Southern California, the Soul of Boxing: Part IThe Sweet ScienceToday, 34 years since the closure of the Main Street Gym, the sport of boxing has mushroomed throughout Southern California to more than 100 boxing gyms. That's not a typo. Since the mid-90s boxing in Southern California has erupted to unprecedented … More: continued here

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Parker questions AJ prep

Joseph Parker admits he watches Anthony Joshua’s “new training” techniques and cannot understand why his rival champion “tires” in fights. More: continued here

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Roy Jones Jr. Cruises To Easy Unanimous Decision In Final Boxing … – Forbes

Forbes Roy Jones Jr. Cruises To Easy Unanimous Decision In Final Boxing …ForbesRoy Jones will say goodbye with the final fight of his career on Thursday night. And Forbes will document it every step of the way.Jones vs Sigmon results: Roy Jones Jr ends boxing career with hometown winBad Left HookRoy Jones Jr: 'Floyd Mayweather was the best at making …

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Croydon boxing gym fire treated as suspicious – Herald Sun

Herald Sun Croydon boxing gym fire treated as suspiciousHerald SunThe MFB were called out to East End Boxing Gym on Coolstore Rd in Croydon just before 12am. TERROR CHARGE OVER MILL PARK STABBING · MANHUNT FOR MURDER ACCUSED ENDS IN MELBOURNE. It took firefighters half an hour to get the fire under control. MFB …and more » More: continued here

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Boxing Owls – Blackfoot Morning News

Blackfoot Morning News Boxing OwlsBlackfoot Morning NewsThe Portneuf Soil & Water Conservation District out of Pocatello has owl boxes for sale at cost. The boxes attract barn owls who build nests in them. When barn owls nest next to farm fields, they are effective at removing gophers and voles which can … More: continued here

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New facility giving new life to Lethbridge Boxing Club – Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.ca New facility giving new life to Lethbridge Boxing ClubGlobalnews.caAfter moving into a new facility and seeing an increase in membership, the Lethbridge Boxing club has been rejuvenated. Global News. X. – A A +. Listen. For seven years the Lethbridge Boxing Club was training in a shared gym. The sparring area was … More: continued here

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Man denies murder after Reagan Asbury boxing brawl – BBC News

BBC News Man denies murder after Reagan Asbury boxing brawlBBC NewsA man has denied murdering a teenager who was fatally injured during a brawl at a boxing event. Reagan Asbury, 19, from Pelsall, died from a neck wound when a fight broke out on 14 October at a an IBF Youth Lightweight event at Walsall Town Hall …and more » More: …

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Umar Sadiq wants titles after swapping accounting for boxing – Daily Star

Daily Star Umar Sadiq wants titles after swapping accounting for boxingDaily StarBut his dream is to rule the super-middleweight division as he prepares for his second pro bout on February 24 at east London's York Hall. “Playing it safe is something that most people would do but then nobody ever achieved anything great by playing …and more » More: continued here

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