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Boxing – No redemption as Thompson stops Price in five

Boxing Hall of Fame Las Vegas announces first class of inductees, gives sport its third hall

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If the first encounter – a second round TKO defeat in February – ended in disappointment for Team Price, then you can file this one under full-blown catastrophe. Although he wasn’t flattened, the manner of defeat for Price was a hundred times worse than the last time. With bitter rival Tyson Fury seemingly having overtaken Price in the queue for major honours, Price fans came out in droves to see whether their hero could get back on track towards an assault on the world scene. Fury of course had spent much of the week winding up Price’s mentor Lennox Lewis, who had positioned himself at ringside approximately six feet from the Price corner. As somebody questioned Lewis’s vantage point he could be seen to say « I’m staying right here ».

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« That’s terrible, » Williams said Monday when told by a reporter of the city’s choice. « I ordered all the equipment. . . .


« It’s going to be easy, » he said. « Don’t worry. » Being able to take a punch is « God given, » says Christy Martin, who was a pioneer of women’s boxing in the 1990s. « It’s not something you can get used to. » For a time, Martin, 45, had a gym in Apopka, and she remembers meeting Freddy and his kids. She passed along some advice to Gabby: « Keep fighting forward, » she said. « Don’t let people discourage you. » Back in California, when the bell dinged for the next round, Gabby turned back to http://mayalverz.tumblr.com/ the boy and she held up her hands. It was easy then.

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A view of the Boxing Hall of Fame Las Vegas (Courtesy photo)In second place in that poll, with 324,500 votes, was New York Yankees’ slugger Babe Ruth, who was coming off a 60 home run season. In first was boxer Jack Dempsey and in third was boxer Gene Tunney. Lott’s goal is to help boxing capture the public’s imagination in that way again. « Is there a need for another Hall of Fame? » he asked, rhetorically. « I don’t know. Maybe not.

Camden youth boxing gym finally opens

Boxing instructor Clement Bethea leans over to help Treshon Dumas, 13, with calisthenics at the North Camden Community Center. Camden hired Bethea to run the youth boxing program. Youths will not be allowed to spar but will learn discipline.

With the fight seeming to slip away from him, and in the closing seconds of round six, Marquez landed a missile right hand that crumpled his foe to the mat. The fight was over the instant it landed and the rest, as they say, is history. Sergio Martinez Sergio Martinez felt wronged by the decision in his first bout against Paul Williams and many observers agreed with him. Both fighters were knocked down in the opening round, and many observers felt that « Maravilla » did enough to deserve the victory. Things worked out just fine for Martinez, who defeated Kelly Pavlik and captured the middleweight championship in his next fight. His first defense would be a rematch with Williams, and he would not leave it in the hands of the judges this time. This fight only lasted a little over one round, as Martinez connected with a left hand just under a minute into round two that would have stopped a truck.

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