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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...

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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-
Whitfield takes his shot before the home folks

The purple banner said it all. "We love you! Sting Ray." Professional boxer Rayonta Whitfield will have quite a cheering section tonight when he returns to fight in front of his hometown fans at Augusta-Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/21/oth_78433.shtml
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Augusta boxer sets example for youths

...impact in their community. The professional boxer was one of four recipients...addition to him training as a professional boxer and going to events out of...Ray, even though he is a professional boxer, is physically doing what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/10/ric_558838.shtml
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Deloach punches way into final

...exactly what it takes to compete in the ring. On Friday night, in front of his family and friends, his trainer, professional boxer Ray Whitfield, and even his seventh-grade teacher, he showed just how far he's come. Deloach punched his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/23/oth_133364.shtml
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Overtime

...and listening to the recommendation of his father, manager and trainer, he has decided to retire definitely as a professional boxer," Medina said in a statement. Trinidad was 41-1, with 34 knockouts, and took part in 21 title fights. Swimming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/03/oth_346047.shtml
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Boxer leaves little doubt

...the 13-14 year-old, 114-pound division title by a unanimous decision. "He did everything good," said professional boxer Rayonta Whitfield, who worked the corner for both Robinson and Torrance. "We stuck to our game plan and he executed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/28/oth_529145.shtml
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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
There's nothing left to hide for gay boxer

...won't be defined with wins and losses, or gaudy green belts. Cruz made sure of that last week by saying words no professional boxer had ever dared utter before."I have always been, and always will be, a proud gay man," he said.The words...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-10-07/theres-nothing-left-