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Hot boxing prospect Vasyl Lomachenko makes pro debut Saturday

...treating it like a speed bag in an astonishing display of coordination.As anybody who saw the most accomplished amateur boxer of his generation in the ring in Beijing or London could attest, Lomachenko has an inimitable style. When the two-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-09/hot-boxing-prospect-
Olympians have Augusta ties

...attorney James M. Hull.RAY MERCERFormer Augusta resident Ray Mercer entered the 1988 Olympics in Seoul as a champion amateur boxer. Mercer cruised to the championship fight against South Korean Baik Hyun-Man. Mercer kept the judges from deciding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-21/olympians-have-augusta-ties
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...on state media Monday night. He died of heart disease, it added.Considered by some to be the most accomplished amateur boxer in history, Stevenson first won gold in 1972 in Munich and followed that up in 1976 at Montreal. In 1980, he won...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-06-11/overtime
Muhammad Ali hits milestone

...up in a predominantly black West End neighborhood of Louisville. He took up boxing at age 12, later becoming a top amateur boxer and Olympic gold medalist.Ali, raised in a Baptist family, announced his conversion to the Muslim faith and changed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-01-13/muhammad-ali-hits-mi
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Boxing 2 Augusta amateurs take gold medals In Orangeburg, S.C., Augusta amateur boxers Justin Williams and Nicholas Torrance won gold medals at the 2009 Southeast Coast Region USA Championships on Saturday. Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/11/oth_523549.shtml
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At age 17, Jones takes first major boxing step

...medal," Jones said. "It's been a dream and desire of mine since I started boxing." Albert Jones was a decorated amateur boxer himself and fought two pro fights before opting for a regular job as a nuclear security officer at Plant Vogtle and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/03/mic_522611.shtml
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...Southeastern Conference's Scholar-Athlete of the Year. BOXING Augusta pugilists claim gold medals Five Augusta amateur boxers claimed gold medals at the 2009 Georgia State Junior Olympic Championships last weekend. Nicholas Torrance (110...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/28/oth_521966.shtml
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Hephzibah boxer takes place on regional stage

...all time won at a young age and I consider myself one of the best." The regional tournament will feature the top amateur boxers from throughout the Southeast. Jones is three wins away from a spot in the nationals and the opportunity to continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/26/oth_515927.shtml
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Young boxers rack up awards for schoolwork

...receiving. "I always get recognized for my boxing, but never for school," said Justin Williams, a well-decorated amateur boxer and Richmond Academy freshman. "I'm a real smart kid and sometimes you want to get recognized for school, too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/18/oth_476097.shtml
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Rooney's temper takes toll on success story

...out on how good - or disappointing - the England and Manchester United striker will be. The pug-faced son of an amateur boxer has been making headlines for four years since he scored a spectacular Premier League goal at age 16. Playing for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/24/oth_101679.shtml
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