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2014-03-17 12:24:57

Entertainment and Syndicated Television Heavyweight Enters Professional Boxing With Stacked April 16 Fight Card LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- King World Productions former President and CEO Michael King, etched his name in the history of television by distributing and marketing television's longest-running and most-successful programs, including Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Now, King enters professional boxing with his company, King Sports, and...

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,...

2009-09-18 12:19:00

MURRIETA, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ActionView International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: AVEW) and its wholly owned MatchFights, LLC subsidiary today announced that fans of MatchFights should follow the company on Twitter. ActionView Director Tony "The Tiger" Lopez, a 3-time world boxing champion, will provide updates on his activities related to Action and MatchFights on his Twitter account, which can be found under the name "1boxer63." MatchFights also has a Twitter account,...

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...

2005-10-17 12:59:44

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's minister for sport said on Monday the country planned to keep its decades-old ban on professional boxing as it seeks to regulate more tightly all forms of contact sport. Sweden is one of the few countries, along with Cuba and Norway, to ban pro-boxing on health grounds. A new law is being proposed by the Justice Ministry which introduces a system of permits for sports which involve hitting someone's head. "We have had a ban on professional boxing for 30...

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