Fight club: Boxing gives teenagers hope in crime hotspot
These 10 men play that out perfectly. They are the 10 best late bloomers in the sport today. All of these men have accomplished great things in their careers, but they’ve all taken the hard road. Jones doesn’t fight often, but when he does, he wins. John Gichigi/Getty Images Guillermo Jones has been a professional for more than 20 years now, but he has only recently emphasized how dangerous he is as a fighter. Jones (39-3-2, 21 KO) won his first world championship, the WBA cruiserweight title, by defeating Firat Arslan in 2008. Remarkably for Jones, who had unsuccessfully challenged for a world title on three other occasions, his first title came when fighting 52 pounds above the weight where he started his career in 1993.
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“It did change my life a lot,” she says Mrwebi. “It kept me strict.” Hillbrow is a densely populated part of Johannesburg, known for its high crime and poverty rates. HIDE CAPTION Hillbrow Boxing Club in Johannesburg has produced champions Hillbrow is a notoriously dangerous inner city neighborhood After school, youngsters come to the gym to learn the basics of boxing Johannesburg, South floyd mayweather jr v canelo alvarez tickets Africa (CNN) — Her gloves held high, Rita Mrwebi dances in the middle of a blue boxing ring. Eyes focused straight ahead, she unleashes a flurry of thudding jabs and powerful hooks.
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4 on “FNF” in a semifinal title eliminator. Barthelemy went on to win his next fight on June 21 to become Mendez’s mandatory challenger. However, the mandatory fight is not due until October and Mendez and his team offered Usmanee a title shot. Marrero, a 24-year-old southpaw from the Dominican Republic, is coming off a fourth-round knockout of faded former bantamweight titlist Mauricio Martinez in November. Cuellar, 26, of Argentina, will be fighting in the United States for the first time and is riding a five-fight winning streak. “I think Marrero is a stud,” Iron Mike Productions promoter Garry Jonas said. “I expect him to handle Cuellar and show his skills on national TV.
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The program runs nine months a year. The owner of a Northwest Side store was beaten with a baseball bat Tuesday morning by a potential customer upset the store did not have tank tops in his size. 211 Health inspection reports show an upscale River North grocery, currently shut down for violations, has repeatedly failed inspections over the past few years. 128 As the heat descends on the city, the tenants at a Humboldt Park apartment building say they haven’t had any water since last week – and their landlord admits it’s because she didn’t pay the water bill. 247 An Indiana doctor who was fired from a Nebraska medical school more than a decade ago has been arrested on suspicion of killing four people with ties to the school in two separate attacks five years apart. 139 A sign posted outside a south suburban church is generating a powerful debate over race in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict.
Saturday’s boxing card was truly a celebration of ‘Pinoy Pride’
The successful buildup to the fight card which was entitled WHEN WORLD COLLIDE was ratified by the television ratings which seem to improve with every Pinoy Pride presentation. A breakdown of the ratings showed that the following days telecast on Channel 2 reached its high-point when former Bacolod public market street fighter Merlito Tiger Sabillo scored a spectacular 9th round knockout of Colombias No. 6 world ranked Jorlie Estrada to make the first successful defense of his WBO minimum weight title. Bacolod’s Merlito Sabillo punishes Mexico’s Jorlie Estrada in their WBO minimum weight title fight. (Photo by Paul A hellacious left hook to the ribs by Sabillo saw Estrada crumble to the canvas writhing in agony, spitting out his mouthpiece and laying flat on his back while referee Raul Caiz Jr.
But rather than just take to Twitter to express his outrage , Terrell Gausha, a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic boxing team, is planning to make a more visible protest against the jury’s verdict. Terrell Gausha on his way to the ring in the 2012 London Olympic Games (AP) TMZ claims Gausha said he will never wear the American colors into the ring or on his body again. At the 2012 Olympics in London, Gausha frequently draped himself in the flag. But, he apparently told TMZ that would no longer be the case. How can I wear my stars and stripes proudly in a country where they make a big deal out of Mike Vick dogs, but not a young innocent black males life? Gausha, who is scheduled to fight Julio Garcia on Saturday at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif., told TMZ he refused to represent a “nation with so much racism and hatred.” He’s 4-0 with two knockouts as a pro and will get increasingly more attention as an ex-Olympian should he keep winning.