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Greatest boxing journalist Bert Sugar dies at 75

Bert Sugar, The premier boxing journalist of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, has died at age 75 from cardiac arrest after a period of battling lung cancer, according to Reuters.  I had the good fortune of meeting him on two occasions, once outside the press conference after the Robin…

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University of Nevada Reno boxers continue 2012 season with card at Eldorado Hotel Casino

On Friday, February 24, the University of Nevada Reno collegiate boxing team continued its 2012 season with an action packed night of competition at the Eldorado Hotel Casino in downtown Reno. Visiting teams were represented by boxers from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the University of Washington, Army’s West…

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Legendary Dundee dies at age 90

Angelo Dundee, inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in 1994 and one of the greatest and most popular boxing trainers of the 20th and 21st Centuries, died Wednesday night in his apartment in Tampa, FL. According to the Associated Press, he’d recently returned from the hospital after recovering…

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The Native Sensation loses last by majority

Last Saturday night Cruiserweight J.J. Corn lost his farewell fight by majority decision in his home town at the LCO Casino in Wisconsin to Boyd Davis of St. Paul, MN. Davis fought for the first time since 2007 to pull off the upset of the former international title holder. While…

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The Native Sensation throws a farewell punch at “Peek A Boo” Davis

This report is being written a few hours before “The Native Sensation” , J.J. Corn, enters the ring at the Menominee Resort Casino in Menominee, Wisconsin for his farewell fight against St. Paul Cruiserweight Boyd Davis. Corn, with a record of 47-23-3, 16 KOs, brings much more professional experience into…

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Kolle ‘Kaos’ is Golden Challenge for Truax

Caleb Truax is facing the biggest challenge so far of his professional boxing career; a fight against Andy Kolle for Kolle’s Minnesota State Middleweight Title. The fight will be this Friday, May 27, at the St. Paul Armory. One of the more anticipated Minnesota fights in recent years, it definitely…

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Presley and Truax generally correct on Pacquiao – Mosley predictions

Last night’s fight between Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao and “Sugar” Shane Mosley produced few surprises, aside from the unreasonable astonishment experienced by those who were convinced that Mosley couldn’t go the distance. While world class trainer Dennis Presley predicted Pacquiao would knock him out in the 10th round, he did admit…

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“Sweet Dream” Kliewer Shines with win over Bonsante

The lackluster return of Tony Bonsante to the ring against an energized Bobby Kliewer turned out to be the de facto main event and undisputed highlight of Saturday night’s “Seasons Beatings” professional boxing show at the Target Center. The switch to that match from the originally planned main event of…

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“The Fighter” a Knockout for Wahlberg, Bale, Adams

Paramount Pictures “The Fighter,” starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams, is a compelling adaptation of Bob Halloran’s biography of Lowell, Massachusetts boxer “Irish” Micky Ward. Chronicling Ward’s career from its stall in the midst of tough fights and dysfunctional family melodrama to his challenge of Shea Neary in…

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Vanda obvious favorite in Williams Rematch after losing to Duran

Matt “The Predator/Skelator” Vanda is scheduled to face Phil “The Drill” Williams December 18 at the Target Center in Minneapolis for a rematch of their original fight last year. Vanda won the first contest via 10 round split decision in November 2009 at Grand Casino, Hinkley. Denny Nelson and Tim…

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