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2013-11-05 23:27:20

Art of Boxing Magazine founder and boxing expert Vinny Furlani announced that two-time world champion Tracy Patterson will now deliver professional boxing training advice in the iMag, debuting in the November issue, available October 31; Patterson will also be featured in two upcoming video series. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Art of Boxing magazine revealed that the acclaimed Tracy Patterson, two-time, two-weight world champion, will now be a regular contributor to the iMag,...

2013-08-02 23:00:54

New AIBA league would allow professional boxers to compete. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Famed boxing promoter Don King ripped the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) yesterday for a plan to launch a pro fight league whose boxers could compete in the Olympics. “In the interests of the people, I totally reject the notion of pitting professional fighters against amateur fighters,” King said. “I am frightened, shocked and appalled that the AIBA and the...

2013-02-22 23:03:18

Golden Gloves fighter at TITLE Boxing Club-Rowlett teaches boxing and kickboxing. Rowlett, TX (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 Kameron Jones of TITLE Boxing Club in Rowlett, Texas instructs boxing and kickboxing classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visit http://www.titleboxingclubrowlett.com for class schedule. Jones has been boxing for 11 years and competes in the 165-pound Senior Open Division. He has a career overall record of 71-24 and has proven himself among the top amateur...

Olympic Boxing May Damage The Brain
2012-04-23 09:28:27

Olympic boxers can exhibit changes in brain fluids after bouts, which indicates nerve cell damage. This is shown in a study of 30 top-level Swedish boxers that was conducted at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in collaboration with the Swedish Boxing Federation, published in PLoS ONE. It has been debated for quite some time whether Olympic boxing (amateur boxing) is hazardous to the brain. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, joined...

2010-10-18 05:08:00

DALLAS, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Back by popular demand, legendary boxing icon Emanuel Steward is returning to Texas to conduct a second boxing clinic on October 23, 2010 at the Maple Ave. Boxing Gym, 4020 Maple Ave. Dallas, TX. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/DE83513 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101018/DE83513 ) It's official: Texas has passed their new hand wrapping rules. His appearance is especially timely, as Texas has passed new hand-wrapping...

2009-06-08 10:30:00

Annual list ranks the fastest growing inner city businesses nationwide NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit's VisionIT ranks No. 1 on the BusinessWeek SmallBiz/Initiative for a Competitive Inner City ranking of the "Inner City 100." Published for the first time in BusinessWeek SmallBiz, the 11th annual list ranks the fastest growing inner city businesses nationwide, based on the five-year compound annual growth rate of their sales. Rounding out the top five are Pinnacle Technical...

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2008-03-28 11:40:35

Boxing is possibly less dangerous for the brain than previously feared "“ at least for amateurs. However, conclusive statements on the level of danger are not yet possible. Whether professional boxers such as Muhammad Ali contracted their later brain conditions "“ in his case Parkinson's disease at the age of 40 "“ presumably from boxing, remains unclear. The all-clear cannot be given until more extensive studies of both amateur and professional boxers tell us more about the...

2005-12-01 20:48:52

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tap-tap of a jump rope hitting the floorboards and the thud of boxing glove on punching bag echoed through the mahogany-walled New York Athletic Club. In the ring, John "Pecos Kid" Oden, a money manager at Bernstein Investments, was sparring with Chris Angle, an investment adviser. Boxing, once the sport of neighborhood toughs, has increasingly come to reside at places like the exclusive New York Athletic Club, where middle-aged executives...

2004-11-28 09:00:09

On the outskirts of Ghana's capital, Accra, is Bukom, a shanty town with pot-holed streets and crumbling houses. Poverty hangs over this slum as oppressively as the stagnant sub-Saharan air. But this place is remarkable. Ever since the late Roy Ankrah won the British Empire Featherweight crown in 1951, Bukom has produced dozens of title contenders and several boxing world champions. It is also the home of the greatest African boxer ever, Azumah "The Professor" Nelson, who, during the 1980s,...