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...

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny knows need for player protection

...a wayward fastball from the Pirates' Rich Loiselle in 1998 when he was with the Brewers.He compared the blow to that of a boxer knocked off his feet by an uppercut or a punt returner getting drilled right after the catch."I was working real hard to...

Augusta boxing hopefuls head to Missouri for event

Sixteen boxers from the area are competing in the Ringside World Championships in Independence...runner-up in last year's tournament. He said he has become a smarter boxer and now uses his knowledge more in fights."I'm going to come back...

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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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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Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

...tribute."It's a bit silly to have a statue of someone that was never a professional boxer," du Croix said of Rocky. "It made the city of Philadelphia very famous, but they should have a statue of a great boxer - of Joe Frazier."


...champ stabbedSpanish police say welterweight world champion boxer Kell Brook was stabbed in the leg while on vacation in Tenerife...stable condition at a hospital.The 28-year-old British boxer won the IBF welterweight title against American rival Shawn...