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Ex-footballer McKenzie wins pro boxing debut

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Since finishing with football, Leon has battled depression, and in February last year received a six month prison sentence for sending bogus letters to avoid speeding convictions. As is often the case, boxing provides a way for him to beat his demons At 35 years old, you can’t help but wonder where Leon McKenzie’s expects his boxing career to take him, but he benefits from a fine pedigree, with his father and trainer Clinton a former British and European champion and uncle Duke a multi world champion at fly and bantamweight. Leon said that if he came through his debut unscathed, which he did, he would box in Norwich in the middle of September. This will give faithful Canaries an opportunity to thank him for his contribution to a famous victory over Manchester United. Not only that, they’ll enjoy watching him go to work in his new job as well.

Ex-footballer McKenzie wins pro boxing debut  - Boxing

Onlookers discussed strategy and mimicked the boxers’ moves, anticipating the next punch. Marisol Rivera, 46, of Camden, called Williams a « savior. » Her 21-year-old son, Vidal, has been training with Williams for five years. Vidal graduated from high school in 2011 and now works at Camden Children’s Garden when he’s not boxing. He recently competed in the Golden Gloves National Championship in Salt Lake City and was set to fight Saturday until his opponent didn’t show up.

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Whey they returned from their dining experience, I asked the affable chauffeur about the quality of the food and he made a face as if to indicate the meal was less than satisfactory. I didn’t ask him to disclose the size of the tip. The parking lot held affair was sponsored by Tecate Beer and Food City Grocery. Prior to the event, I requested and was granted permission to bring a pair of boxing gloves for Barrera and Vargas to sign with the intention of donating the collectible items to the June 15 silent auction/raffle benefit ting Strong Enough Boxing Club coach Andrew Mendez Sr. in his battle with Leukemia. When I went to present the gloves, I was told by a burly and gruff male Tecate T Shirt wearing security guard that both fighters wouldn’t be able to sign due to a stipulation in their appearance contract.

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After taking the allotted time to recover, the two boxers went back at it but it appeared Hernandez never fully recovered. In between rounds, Hernandez and his coach decided it was best to retire and return for another day. In Bout #5, it was 11 year-olds Jabin Chollet (76.8 lbs.) of Barrio Station, San Diego facing Hector Vasquez (70.8 lbs.) of Real Deal Boxing, Hemet, CA. With Chollet, a full head taller and six pounds heavier, this was a mismatch from the outset. After leading off with the left jab, straight right, Chollet soon had a field day working his combinations.

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By BoxRec News | BoxRecNews 18 hours ago Bet on Boxing The first contest pitted Wishaw’s Mark Parvin (10st 7lbs) against Cleator Moore’s Martyn King (10st 13lbs) over 6 two minute rounds. An even first round ensued with both boxers feeling each other out. This was followed by a visit to the canvas for Parvin in the second. Trialist referee Gerald O’Neill called a knock down, putting Parvin a point behind going into the third. The fight got messy with a few fouls thrown in that may have unsettled Parvin, and there was a suggestion that he might have been ‘old manned’ by the more experienced King. from ringside, Kenny Pringle scored 58/55 in favour of King.

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The AIBA is creating a pro boxing organization in which member fighters canbe paid while still retaining their Olympic eligibility. The so-called APBwill officially begin competitions next year. In the alphabet soup world of boxing, thishas raised the ire of the existing powers that be.World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman and prominent boxing promoters have complained theAPB is trying to muscle in ontheir territory. This weekend, the AIBA fired back with a statement asserting that it is merely looking out for the best interests of fighters who, through its new organization, canearn a living while continuing to pursue Olympic aspirations. « AIBA understands the dreams and hopes of current professional boxers to compete in the Olympic Games, » the statement read.

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