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Augusta's Ultimate Fighting Championship on, for now

...escaped the rule of the Georgia State Boxing Commission, at least for now. Tonight's...should be governed by the state boxing commission to be answered another day...General's office. The state boxing commission requires safety standards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/30/ent_209108.shtml
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Second heavyweight title won by DQ

...law that went into effect only Friday, Akinwande could lose his entire $1 million purse if disciplined by the state boxing commission. "This is a different ball game (from Tyson)," Nevada commission chairman Dr. Elias Ghanem said. "The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/13/oth_211281.shtml
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To the death?

...adopted, would require all fight competitions to be sanctioned by a reputable organization, such as the Florida State Boxing Commission. While the Stacey Young bill will make these competitions a little more professional, combatants will still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/05/edi_380321.shtml
Editorials
Senate approves bill to clean up boxing

...also disclose all fees and charges they impose on the boxer and payments made to sanctioning organizations. Each state boxing commission must enforce the suspension of boxers due to misconduct that are imposed by other state commissions. The Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/08/oth_286611.shtml
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Fight panel adds rules for women

...The rules "only had men in mind when they were first done," said Tom Mishou, the new administrator for the State Boxing Commission. "The boxing commission has been in existence for about 15 years. Of course there have been some changes in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/31/oth_237633.shtml
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Local and area briefs

...Patrick Cumiskey. The May event went on only after Ultimate Fighting dodged a last-minute attempt by the Georgia State Boxing Commission to stop the contest in court. The civic center made more than $30,000 on the event, Mr. Cumiskey said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/18/met_210078.shtml
Metro
Boxing commission wants Augusta fight halted

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia State Boxing Commission has asked the attorney general's office to try to halt Friday's Ultimate Fighting Championship XIII, a full-contact mixed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/29/oth_209088.shtml
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