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Whitfield adds weight, will fight tonight at the Bell

...second weigh-in this morning. His opponent, Eric Manriquez, weighed in at 137. After a nine-pound gap between the boxers following the first weigh-in, they now are within the five-pound limit.The six-round bout between Whitfield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-30/whitfield-adds-weight-will-f
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:WHAT'S INHUMANE about sports such as boxing is the horrendous money involved that the boxers and the cable companies get. WE NEED TO KEEP that former Jewish synagogue in use until folks can afford to turn it into a museum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-28/rants-raves
Thunder Over Augusta returns to Evans

...motocross Team FMX Extreme Stunt Show will dazzle patrons three times throughout the day as will demonstrations from the boxers, the Columbia County Sheriff's Office working dogs and a lumberjack show.The professional lumberjack teams will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-12/thunder-over-augusta-
Where you live: Sunny day at the dog park

Darren Mitchell and Bella the boxer-mix enjoy a sunny day at the park.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/where-you-live
Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao to finally square off May 2

...fights, wants to stake his claim as one of the greatest fighters ever, and remove any doubts about his legacy by fighting the boxer who is thought to be the greatest challenge of his career.Pacquiao, meanwhile, will try to show that a knockout loss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-20/floyd-mayweather-jr-manny-pa
Christians all too familiar with persecution

...modern-day China and that statement still holds true. When Christian missionaries were expelled from the mainland during the Boxer Rebellion of 1900 and the Cultural Revolution of 1966, many wondered if Christianity would survive. However today...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-20/christians-all-too-famil
Promoter waits on Floyd Mayweather's approval on fight with Manny Pacquiao

...fight (MGM Grand in Las Vegas) to purse split (reportedly 60-40 in Mayweather's favor) to the type of gloves the boxers will wear.But Mayweather has yet to personally agree to the fight."We're waiting for Mayweather to sign a document...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-14/promoter-waits-floyd
Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini to go into boxing hall of fame

...When Ray Mancini got the call, he was caught off guard."It was pretty incredible. Who gets in the Hall of Fame?" the boxer known as "Boom Boom" marveled Thursday at his selection for the International Boxing Hall of Fame. "I don't know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-04/ray-boom-boom-mancini-go-boxing-h
Boxers adjusting slowly to fighting without headgear after rule is changed

...positive comments about the move, and said the style of fighting in amateur bouts will change as a result."I think the boxers are now here to box, to keep their head out of the stance," Hallam said. "We believe that with the headguards on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-25/boxers-adjusting-slo
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: CONGRATULATIONS ON Mr. Spencer, the boxer. I see he put priority of time on hand to care for his new twin daughters and adjusted his training accordingly. What a wonderful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/rants-raves