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Boxers debunk Vitor Belfort’s Olympic claims, recall closed-doors bout in Cuba: ‘That’s not true’

Vitor Belfort will enter the boxing ring for his first skilled match since his debut in 2006, however he ruffled some feathers within the Brazilian boxing neighborhood with feedback he made throughout a latest media scrum in California. Belfort, who’s getting ready to face former boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya on Sept. 11 in […]

Olympics 2021 – Boxers Keyshawn Davis, Richard Torrez Jr., and Duke Ragan are poised to end U.S. men’s gold medal drought

7:18 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN For many years, Crew USA was the standard-bearer of Olympic boxing, a manufacturing facility of future heavyweight champions regardless of the burden class. Floyd Paterson gained middleweight gold on the 1952 Helsinki Video games earlier than capturing the heavyweight championship. Eight years later, Cassius Clay claimed gentle heavyweight gold in […]

Aidan Walsh guaranteed a medal after impressive morning for Irish boxers at Tokyo Olympics

Aidan Walsh has assured a 3rd medal for Eire at Tokyo 2020 with victory over Mauritius’ Merven Clair this morning. The Belfast man secured his podium place by way of cut up choice in at present’s welterweight quarter remaining, triumphing on ringside scorecards of 29-28, 28-29 and three of 30-27. A primary Olympic medal within […]

Mayweather, Pacquiao, Ali: The 10 greatest boxers of all time named

Notable boxing outlet BoxRec have ranked the highest 10 boxers within the historical past of the game and some exclusions may shock many. Floyd Mayweather tops the listing, one thing which is probably not shocking provided that he has an ideal document, having gained all of his 50 fights. He’s forward of his rival Manny […]

Short film series showcases DMU research on ethnic minority boxers in Britain

A analysis undertaking led by a De Montfort College Leicester (DMU) tutorial analysing the involvement of immigrants and minority groups in British boxing has been became a mini documentary collection. Dr David Dee, Affiliate Professor/Reader in Fashionable Historical past, is enterprise analysis to grasp how and why boxing has impacted immigrant and minority identification, wanting on […]

Five Boxers Recognized on IWLCA Academic Honor Roll

Story Hyperlinks NORTHBOROUGH, Mass.- The Pacific College girls’s lacrosse staff was acknowledged as a 2021 Division III Tutorial Honor Squad by the Intercollegiate Girls’s Lacrosse Coaches Affiliation (IWLCA), introduced Tuesday afternoon.    As well as, 5 Boxers had been named to the Division III Tutorial Honor Roll together with Julien Dagan (Junior/College Place, […]

Female Somali Boxer at Olympics Motivates Upcoming Somali Boxers | Voice of America

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – Somali boxer Ramla Ali was defeated on the Tokyo Video games Monday, however she nonetheless made historical past because the nation’s first Olympic boxer. VOA speaks to Somalia’s boxing federation and beginner boxers concerning the significance of Ali’s moving into the ring.Somali feminine boxer Ramla Ali misplaced to Romanian Claudia Nachita within […]

Pro Boxers Are Getting Knocked Out Early and Often at Tokyo Olympics – NBC New York

What to Know Skilled boxers are getting knocked out of the Olympics early and infrequently for the second straight Video games. IBF tremendous featherweight champion Maïva Hamadouche of France misplaced her opening bout of the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday night time to 40-year-old former silver medalist Mira Potkonen of Finland. The Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (AIBA) […]

Pro boxers losing early and often at the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Skilled boxers are getting knocked out of the Olympics early and sometimes for the second straight Video games. IBF tremendous featherweight champion Maïva Hamadouche of France misplaced her opening bout of the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday evening, dropping a cut up determination to 40-year-old former silver medalist Mira Potkonen of Finland. Just […]

Three Lakes Area boxers claim Silver Gloves state titles

4 fighters from Lakes Space Boxing of Detroit Lakes competed on the Silver Gloves boxing state championships at Bemidji highschool July 24-25. Three of these fighters got here away champions of their respective divisions. Glen Sommers gained the 125-pound state championship within the 13-14-year-old division by defeating Josh Stevens from Minneapolis. Dalton Bymers (85-pound, 13-14-year-old […]