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Evander Holyfield Heads Boxing Hall Of Fame's 2017 Class

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CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) – Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield and three-division champion Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico head a list of nine people selected for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. 132 more words

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Down Goes Frazier - Ward vs Kovalev Thoughts

Some days it is really hard to love boxing.  Today is one of those days.  Coming into the light heavyweight showdown between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev, we all knew it was going to be close.  436 more words

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Like Hillary, Kovalev wins but loses in the judges' 'electoral college'

“As much as I love boxing, I hate it. And as much as I hate it, I love it.” –– Budd Schulberg

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Claressa Shields not at her best, still wins professional boxing debut

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Claressa Shields didn’t feel at her best, but her pro debut was a winning one anyway.

The two-time Olympic gold medalist won a decision Saturday over… 361 more words

Olympics

Claressa Shields set for first professional fight Saturday

LAS VEGAS (AP) — She became the first American woman boxer to win a gold medal in the London Olympics, then did it again a few months ago in Rio. 621 more words

Olympics

New Dallas Youth Center To Offer Boxing For Kids

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police and officials in Dallas are hoping to reach teens through a new after-school program.

The intersection of Forest Lane and Audelia Road will soon be home to a center for children and youths in northeast Dallas and Lake Highlands.  137 more words

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Muhammad Ali: The Greatest In Pictures And Words

By Jason Keidel

Muhammad Ali was one of the most inspected and dissected American athletes — and human beings — of the last 100 years. But can we ever really get enough of the Greatest? 918 more words

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