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43 days

The knee was still swollen a bit, so I took one more day off.

Back to Irwin’s today.


Claressa Shields congratulated by famous boxing actor (video)

Claressa Shields may just be the most dominant female athlete on the planet. The Flint, Mich., native is now a two-time Olympic boxing champion with a 77-1 record and a four-year unbeaten streak. 249 more words


44 days & why some people box

It was a rest day yesterday, because I had to work late.

So, I did…nothing. 1,267 more words


45 days

Well, I tweaked the knee worse than I thought on Tuesday night, so Wednesday night’s workout was relatively limited.

As I was walking to lunch yesterday, I ran into a friend and – upon seeing how swollen my knee was – I told him that I was considering not going into the boxing club last night. 168 more words


Anatomy of Yet Another Ugly Boxing Controversy: Bantamweights Michael Conlan vs Vladimir Nikitin

As Russian boxer Vladimir Nikitin and Irish boxer Michael Conlan prepared for the start of the quarterfinal bantamweight bout at the Rio Olympics, the announcers set the stage with perceptive foreshadowing. 1,370 more words

Rio Olympics

46 days

It was a short workout last night. I did two rounds of drills to warm up, then put on my gloves and did a round on the heavy bag, before we started three rounds of drills led by Billy. 236 more words


47 days

Short post.

12 rounds of really hard work last night at Irwin’s (including a round of 113 Lauras), followed by 3 rounds of sparring with Mike.

See? Super short.