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2012-03-18 23:01:03

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2012-03-12 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Film Development Corporation (OTCBB: IFLM.OB), an international distributor of digital films and producer to the multibillion dollar Independent Film Industry, announced today that is has engaged former undisputed heavyweight champion boxer of the world, Mike Tyson, to promote HollywoodIndy (http://www.hollywoodindy.com/). Mike Tyson has approximately 1,800,000 followers on his Twitter page http://twitter.com/miketyson.Management...

2012-03-05 11:56:06

The University of Notre Dame's annual Bengal Bouts student boxing tournament's longtime mantra is "Strong Bodies Fight that Weak Bodies May Be Nourished." The unusual mantra is fitting for an unusual competition whose ticket sales proceeds benefit Holy Cross Missions in Bangladesh, part of the ministry of the Congregation for the Holy Cross, Notre Dame's founding religious community. However, this year a large number of Bengal Bouts boxers are going even further to do good by...

2012-02-09 18:34:01

Preliminary analysis Boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) carry risks of head and neck injuries. Padded gloves and headgear are designed to lessen these risks, primarily those resulting from linear acceleration. But what about other types of impact? To date there has been little testing of rotational acceleration or rotational velocity, and no current rotational head injury scoring system. Knowing that rotational acceleration, rotational velocity, and combined linear-rotation impacts are...

2012-02-08 08:32:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The cast of entertainers and sports icons slated to appear at Keep Memory Alive's 16th annual Power of Love Gala on Saturday, Feb. 18, in Las Vegas keeps getting bigger every day, though only a limited number of tickets remain for the celebrity-filled fundraiser. Fans wishing to see what's happening inside this one-of-a-kind 70(th) birthday celebration for Muhammad Ali -- which will raise funds in support of the...

2012-02-07 20:57:52

Head, neck impacts accumulate fastest in fighters who don't wear headgear; Protective padding especially important for young fighters The use of padded headgear and gloves reduces the impact that fighters absorb from hits to the head, according to newly published research from Cleveland Clinic. In their biomechanics lab at Cleveland Clinic's Lutheran Hospital, the researchers replicated hook punches to the head using a crash test dummy and a pendulum. The impacts were measured under...

2012-02-07 04:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthTV and KO Kings Promotions today announced that they have signed an agreement for the live telecast of the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight title bout scheduled for March 17, 2012 to air exclusively on WealthTV. Undefeated fighters Chris "Hurricane" Howard (14-0) will battle Arash Usnamee (16-0) for the vacant WBC Championship title. The evening of world class boxing, billed as "Undefeated Warriors from Around the World" will feature four...

2012-01-19 10:00:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique support program is being launched by the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at St. Joseph's Hospital's Barrow Neurological Institute for Hispanic Parkinson's disease patients. Hispanics are the ethnic minority most impacted by Parkinson's in the United States. Beginning this month, the community health volunteer project called the Muhammad Ali Promotores Program will send specially trained volunteers to patients' homes to teach them and...

2012-01-05 10:47:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Everlast Worldwide Inc. has unveiled their 2012 global marketing campaign which takes aim at introducing and educating a new group of target users on the fitness benefits of fight sports training. The UNLEASH campaign is focused on reinforcing Everlast's prominence within the boxing and MMA communities while looking to further expand its presence beyond traditional ring and cage boundaries and into the lives of a wider variety of consumers. "The reality...

2012-01-04 14:06:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenn Robinson, Chief Executive Officer of JACO, the elite performance sports brand that designs apparel for high performance hybrid training, today announced that UFC Octagon Girl, model and television personality Arianny Celeste has joined JACO as its newest brand ambassador. Arianny is a fan favorite in the UFC, and is known around the world as one of the most popular, long-standing representatives of the fastest growing sport...