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Acelino “Popo” Freitas named on International Boxing Hall of Fame Ballot

October seventh, 2021 Former four-time, two-division world champion and the MOST POPULAR FIGHTER IN BRAZILIAN HISTORY, Acelino “Popo” Freitas is on the 2021 Worldwide Boxing Corridor of Fame Poll. Freitas exploded onto the scene when he gained the unique Boxcino Match in 1997. Freitas, who was promoted by Banner Promotions, captured the WBO Junior Light-weight […]

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 […]

Teenager who died in Chester River Dee tragedy named as rising boxing star Frank Varey

Tributes have been paid to a youngster who died whereas swimming within the River Dee in Chester. Frank Varey, a gifted 16-year-old boxer, went lacking whereas swimming within the River Dee at round 2.30pm on Thursday (July 22). An enormous search operation was subsequently launched, with an unlimited emergency service presence on the scene. In […]

Boxing duo named Ireland’s flagbearers for Olympic Opening Ceremony

Boxers Kellie Harrington and Brendan Irvine have been chosen to hold Eire’s flag on the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics right here in Tokyo on Friday (July 23). The Olympic Federation of Eire (OFI) has described the choice to pick two flagbearers for the primary time as a “monumental transfer within the Olympic household to […]

Cuban-born Yarisel Ramirez named 10th US boxer for Tokyo

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Featherweight Yarisel Ramirez was added to the Tokyo Olympics boxing event Saturday, turning into the tenth member of the U.S. group to qualify. She had already traveled to Japan in anticipation of gaining a late slot, and information of her addition by USA Boxing set off a celebration with her teammates. […]

Canada’s Mandy Bujold officially named to Olympic boxing team

Many Bujold would be the first lady to field for Canada at consecutive Olympics. Following final week’s historic determination from the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Bujold was formally named to the Canadian Olympic boxing crew on Wednesday. “I’m very excited to affix Workforce Canada for my second Olympic Video games,” Bujold stated in a […]

Olympics-Boxer Mary Kom, hockey captain Singh named India’s flagbearers

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Boxer MC Mary Kom and males’s hockey captain Manpreet Singh shall be India’s flagbearers on the Tokyo Olympics later this month, the Indian Olympic Affiliation (IOA) stated. The joint flagbearer position for groups is a break with custom after the Worldwide Olympic Committee modified the foundations to ship a message of […]

Claressa Shields named best female fighter in ESPN’s midyear boxing awards

FLINT – Claressa Shields has been named Finest Feminine Fighter in ESPN’s midyear boxing awards. Shields has solely fought as soon as this 12 months nevertheless it was historic victory over Canada’s Marie-Eve Dicaire. She scored a unanimous resolution over Dicaire to win the undisputed tremendous welterweight championship. That made Shields (11-0-0, 2 KOs) the […]

Danny Brener Named Vice President Of Communications & Public Relations For BELLATOR

BELLATOR President Scott Coker introduced at present that Danny Brener has been named Vice President of Communications and Public Relations. Brener, who has been a member of the promotion’s PR workforce since 2014, will oversee all communications and media relations for BELLATOR efficient instantly. “I first labored with Danny [Brener] in 2008 when he was […]