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Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

...enthusiastically supports the Smokin' Joe 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-02/joe-frazier-statue-r
William Johnson Jr.

...member of the US Army Air Corp. He was an entrepreneur for restaurant, fuel oil and jewelry businesses. He was a professional boxer for a short time and also had the first radio show on WGUS Country Music. He retired as Assistant Chief of Medical...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172229664
Justin DeLoach exceeds expectations as pro boxer

Nearly a year ago, Justin DeLoach flashed an infectious smile and announced his intention to become a professional boxer.Surrounded by his future supporting cast, DeLoach faced the family and friends that had supported him for much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-03/justin-deloach-exceeds-e
RG III's recovery from surgery called 'unbelievable'

...Tampa Bay. BEARS: Chicago has agreed to a one-year contract with safety Tom Zbikowski.The Notre Dame alum and professional boxer has appeared in 64 games with 25 starts over five seasons with Indianapolis in 2012 and with Baltimore from 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-03-23/rg-iiis-recovery-surgery-call
Hot boxing prospect Vasyl Lomachenko makes pro debut Saturday

...game."He's very quick, and he's very heavy-handed," Arum said. "He's every-thing you want in a professional boxer."If Lomachenko is as good as the boxing world expects, it's not tough to imagine him following in the footsteps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-09/hot-boxing-prospect-
Georgia soldier creator of 'Sound Off' cadence

...his own pulpwood business, which he ran until his death in 2004, at age 80.John "General" Mills, a former professional boxer and Sandersville native, is credited with instigating a movement to recognize Duckworth."I heard about Willie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-04/georgia-soldier-creator-sound
Augusta boxer Justin DeLoach has new trainer, will turn pro

...Moraetes and new trainer Ronnie Shields by his side, Augusta's Justin DeLoach announced his intention to become a professional boxer at the club Thursday.DeLoach, a 2012 Butler graduate, has been training and competing at the Augusta club since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-01-10/augusta-boxer-justin-deloach
Fight that's not happening still drawing lots of interest

...Chisora's conduct before and after the Feb. 18 fight, saying it "is considered one of the worst behaviors ever by a professional boxer."Chisora slapped Klitschko in the face during the weigh-in for the WBC heavyweight bout, then spat water in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-02-29/fight-thats-not-happ
Remembering Jimmy Doolittle -- a true hero by any measure

...AT 5-FEET-4, Doolittle was small and very athletic. In his youth, he was an intercollegiate gymnast and a professional boxer. He was an aeronautical engineer; a daredevil aviator and racing pilot; an aviation executive; a military commander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-04-14/remembering-jimm
Young boxers rack up awards for schoolwork

...progress in class. "I talk to the young men a lot about getting their education because everyone can't be a professional boxer or a great athlete. If you do, that's great, but the most important thing is the education," said Whitfield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/18/oth_476097.shtml
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