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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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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
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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Video site is becoming an industry unto itself

...keep her out of the spotlight but that a little birthday wish was harmless enough. "It's sort of like when a professional boxer fights a professional wrestler," he said. "It's not really a sanctioned bout." Mr. McKay, the director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/liv_196375.shtml
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