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2014-09-27 08:20:53

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Arnold L. Beizer, author of "SAVED BY THE BELL" an insider's new book about Muhammad Ali, will attend the 2nd Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Presentation in Louisville, KY on September 27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90924 The Muhammad Ali Center's latest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute to their communities with positive change for a better world. These...

2014-08-26 23:17:53

Avid collector, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his search for original boxing style 1964 Bob Dylan Peterson Gym at San Diego State University concert posters. This was Dylan’s first concert at San Diego. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Avid collector, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his search for original boxing style 1964 Bob Dylan Peterson Gym at San Diego State University concert posters. This was Dylan’s first...

2014-08-22 08:24:16

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Jameel McCline will put on his boxing gloves and take to the streets in his 20(th) Congressional District to show his constituents literally how hard he will fight for them after he KO's his opponent, Congressman Alcee Hastings, in Tuesday's Democratic primary. In full boxing regalia, the 6'7", 260-pound McCline will step into the much larger public ring to show how hard he will fight to put people to work in his...

2014-08-20 16:23:08

Round Two - the second pre-motion conference in Andrey Ryabinskiy vs. Don King case took place at Manhattan federal court, with attorneys for promoter Andrey Ryabinskiy and World of Boxing LLC presenting further evidence in front of United States District Judge Shira Scheindlin. NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the second pre-motion conference in relation to the Andrey Ryabinskiy vs. Don King case, Mr. Ryabinskiy's attorneys presented a sworn declaration from World...

2014-08-01 16:22:53

"FIGHT OF THE CENTURY" NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everlast, the global leader in fight sports, is indisputably the most iconic and recognizable brand in the sport of boxing. The Everlast gloves worn by Muhammad Ali in his 1971 fight against rival Joe Frazier sold at auction Thursday for $388,871. The fight, nicknamed "Fight of the Century", ended by unanimous decision and solidified Frazier as the Heavyweight Champion of the world. The gloves were purchased by an...

2014-07-16 23:00:59

Love him or hate him, Floyd Mayweather remains one of the most popular figures in all of professional sports. His upcoming fight against Marcos Maidana will take place at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on September 13 and boxing fans can find tickets online at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The undefeated Mayweather will be re-matching Maidana, a feisty Argentinian with a score to settle with the man they call “Money May.” Fists will be flying throughout an impressive...

2014-07-15 23:03:01

Tickets for the highly anticipated rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr & Marcos Maidana go on sale today to the general public at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Tickets for one of the biggest rematches in recent history "MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana" go on sale today to the general public at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT. This repeat of 11-time world champion is one of Mayweather's toughests test to date and will take place Sept. 13 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand...

2014-07-14 12:24:59

Big Knockout Boxing (BKB) Offers Intense Toe-to-Toe Action LAS VEGAS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The knockout punch will be revitalized this summer with the launch of Big Knockout Boxing (BKB) - a new, more intense, toe-to-toe action-packed version of boxing designed to bring back what fans have missed most about the sport - the electrifying knockout. BKB will hold its premiere event Saturday, Aug. 16 in the boxing capital of the world at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las...

2014-07-07 23:00:18

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is the pride of Mexico and one of the hottest young fighters in all of professional boxing. His upcoming bout against Erislandy Lara will take place at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and all boxing fans can find tickets now at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Alvarez won an astounding 42 consecutive fights before he was bested by champion Floyd Mayweather last September, and he has every intention of claiming the Middleweight Title...

2014-07-01 08:27:25

MIDDLETON, Wis., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Foreman® grills is heating up the airways with a new television commercial and multi-platform advertising campaign, "Meet My Grillfriend!" The brand's first television spot in three years introduces a new and improved grill line-up, highlighting advanced features designed to meet consumer's needs. In addition, George Foreman is launching mobile advertising, social media initiatives and rolling out six new models of grills at key...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'