Boxers adjusting slowly to fighting without headgear after rule is changed

...the head might mean the best boxers don't win."He said the...2012 London Olympics - when boxers still wore headgear. Hawkins...as a result."I think the boxers are now here to box, to keep...spectator-friendly sport that allows boxer's faces and reactions to be...

2 area boxers head to Golden Gloves tournament

...make up for the gap between her and other boxers."You have to put in work to go to this...serve as one of the role models for other boxers."Savannah has all the fire in the world...her to keep learning and to grow as a boxer. With her passion, though, I know losing...

USA boxers to compete in Americas qualifyers

...out of the box-offs. Those boxers now must compete with boxers from North, South and Central...scoring during sparring so the boxers will be able to see what blows...team. He was an elite amateur boxer for 12 years and U.S. champion...

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Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini to go into boxing hall of fame

...When Ray Mancini got the call, he was caught off guard."It was pretty incredible. Who gets in the Hall of Fame?" the boxer known as "Boom Boom" marveled Thursday at his selection for the International Boxing Hall of Fame. "I don't know exactly...

Female boxers fighting for title, sport promotion

Female boxers are fighting for more than just...want the next generation of female boxers to be better trained and have more...Liz McGonigal, a 23-year old boxer from Eerie, Penn., said amateur boxers are technically more sound than...

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Area boxers overshadowed in tournament

...more resources are available to boxers from that area. "They get...said. "We have to take our boxers to other states to get them...also have good coaching." A boxer rom out side the Mary;land-Washington...Flowers by decision. Several boxers from Florida also shined early...

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NY requires steroid tests, MRI exams for boxers

...fights, Muhammad said. Boxers in Las Vegas are subject...testing. In New York, boxers will be tested for anabolic...retroactively disqualify the boxer from the match. A second...medical exams, or - for boxers fighting in New York...will be performed if a boxer sustains serious injury...

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Boxers take exception to criticism

...are fighting words to these boxers who think they have as good...Olympics. Most of the top-ranked boxers in each weight category are...at 18 the youngest U.S. boxer at the Pan Am Games. "We fight...the team is young, with six boxers 20 years old or younger, and...

American boxers perform well

...medals. Two U.S. boxers advanced Tuesday night...was the first U.S. boxer to shut out hisopponent...We are both smart boxers," said Tucker. "I...the youngest U.S. boxer at 18, easily beat his...The Cubansare great boxers and I will really have...

Boxers have high expectations

SYDNEY-Boxers would rather fight with their fists than...past mistakes." You know each of the 12 boxers in the 2000 Olympics thinks he will win...praying for seven," he said. U.S. boxers won a gold and five bronze medals in 1996...