Posted by Chief Scribe on Nov 5, 2011
November 4 Boxing Report

November 4 Boxing Report

Olympic boxing authority to discuss female fighters wearing skirts at 2012

Washington Post

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Boxing gloves, check. Headguard, check. Mouthguard, check. Miniskirt? After winning a long fight to get into the Olympics, female boxers are at the center of a dress code debate ahead of the 2012 London Games, including whether

In this corner, Harbaugh and the lost art of boxing

San Jose Mercury News (blog)

“I think football is that sport that combines athleticism, that struggle, that boxing mentality, if you will. “When I was a kid boxing was just a lot more popular. So, sometimes you get boxing analogies from me. So, I think that’s going to be a

Boxing promoters want state to ease up

Chicago Tribune

Two leading Chicago boxing promoters — and longtime rivals — Bobby Hitz and Dominic Pesoli met Thursday with Illinois boxing officials to air concerns about what they said are increasingly unfair state regulations. Among their grievances is a more

4 Reasons Skip Bayless Knows Nothing About Boxing

Fight Hype

“Most People Don’t know shit about boxing!” Roger Mayweather’s motto has firmly been established its mindshare in the mental foyers of many die hard boxing fans house. Not only does this statement offer comedic fodder, it also is rooted in fact.

Patricia Page, wife of late heavyweight boxer Greg Page, found dead

Louisville Courier-Journal

By Pam Spaulding/The Courier-Journal Patricia Page, the wife and caretaker of the late heavyweight boxing champion Greg Page, was found dead Wednesday night in her south Louisville home. She was 51. Foul play is not suspected, but the cause of death is

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Plenty of room in Don King’s big tent for boxing and MMA

Sun-Sentinel

HOLLYWOOD — Many boxing people resent Mixed Martial Arts in general and the Ultimate Fighting Championship in particular. It’s relatively new. It’s catching on fast. It’s hurting their sport at the box office. I’ve heard legendary boxing promoter Bob

Soldiers turn boxing coaches 03.11.11

British Forces News

Soldiers from the UK and across Germany have come to Hameln to train up as Army Boxing Coaches. Sergeant Tony Davis knows what he’s looking for in a boxing coach. With years of experience behind him, he’s hoping to install that attention to detail in a

Boxing on Versus/NBC: Hoping For Better Than Before

Bad Left Hook

Kory Kitchen is back at Bad Left Hook this morning, hoping that the reported deal to put boxing back on the Versus network — and possibly NBC — will not turn into another glorified promoter-specific infomercial. Marvin Hagler, Larry Holmes,

Bob Arum: May 5 fight a ‘sick joke’

ESPN

Top Rank Boxing CEO Bob Arum previews Marquez vs. Pacquiao and responds to Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s apparent plan to try to make a fight with Pacquiao next spring. Pacquiao defends his welterweight title in a third showdown with Juan Manuel Marquez at

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New Boxer on the Scene: Shevchenko to fight for World Title December 9th

WBAN

Valentina is currently 1-0-0 as a pro boxer, and not ranked with BoxRec, nor WBAN as a professional boxer. Valentina absolutely lives up to her ring name—she is fast, aggressive, shows obvious talent and showmanship as a fighter.

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Boxers out to underline supremacy

The Nation

Thailand Boxing Association president General Boonlert Kaewprasit is confident that the Kingdom will underline its supremacy by plundering seven gold medals in this month’s SEA Games in Indonesia. Thailand traditionally dominate the boxing competition

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Boxing ring awaits Crows players

Adelaide Now

Boxing and wrestling are in. That is the tough, new edict from new Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson, who has promised a far more physical element to the club’s pre-season training program. The Crows start their first pre-season under their new mentor

Family Says Their Son Died at Church’s Illegal Boxing Match

Courthouse News Service

By GLYNIS FARRELL TULSA (CN) – Parents say their son died from fighting in an illegal boxing match, one of a series of fights that a pastor ran in his church, without a ringside physician or a licensed referee, or liability insurance for fighters,

Real Steel – It’s The Real Deal

Movies I Didn’t Get

By Scott Martin Boxing movies all have one thing in common, especially boxing movies these days, in our generation: there’s that moment of pure bad-assery that lets you know things just got real. The hero, our hard-boiled yet soft-hearted fighter,

UFC 138: Not Everyone Thinks the UFC Is Bigger Than Boxing

Bleacher Report

The UFC returns to the UK this weekend, and while they are only a week away from their megafight between Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos on Fox, not everyone is in full agreement that they are bigger than boxing just yet, at least not in the UK.

Exclusive: Riddick Bowe Is Returning To The Ring At 43, Wants Klitschko

Examiner.com

After having his testicles bashed in by heavyweight contender Andrew Golota in two world title bouts, Bowe walked away from boxing. In attempt to make his mother proud and commit to training for a possible return to boxing, Bowe enlisted into the

Olympic boxing body considering skirts for women

Newsday (subscription)

Click here Olympic boxing body considering skirts for women Published: November 4, 2011 2:35 PM By The Associated Press (AP) — The governing body of Olympic boxing will meet in January to discuss whether female fighters should wear skirts instead of

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