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Mayweather breaks from training to spend time with US Troops in Afghanistan

by on Sep.06, 2011, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists, Juan Ayllon, Reviews, Uncategorized

U.S. Army soldiers and boxing enthusiasts from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, talk with five-time World Boxing Council champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. via Skype at Forward Operating Base Salerno Sept. 2 (Photo by Maj. Travis Dettmer).

U.S. Army soldiers and boxing enthusiasts from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, talk with five-time World Boxing Council champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. via Skype at Forward Operating Base Salerno Sept. 2 (Photo by Maj. Travis Dettmer).

by John Martinez

Boxscore

September 4, 2011

While in the midst of busily training for his upcoming bout with Mexican powerhouse and WBC Welterweight title-holder Victor Ortiz (29-2-22KO), the undefeated six-time world champion of five weight classes, Floyd Mayweather Jr (41-0, 25KO), temporarily set aside his preparations holding a candid, yet lighthearted, Skype session on Friday with United States Soldiers serving in Afghanistan.

Despite his training schedule, Mayweather Jr. found the time to hold nearly two-hour discussion in which he appeared relaxed, confident, and in good humor prior to his September 17 HBO PPV fight.

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Quintin Harlan: Indiana fight game is changing

by on Jun.30, 2009, under Uncategorized

Courtesy of The Herald Bulletin Online

UFC 100 will have two title fights and a score of possible fight of the night candidates.

 Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (3-1) and Interim-Heavyweight titlist Frank Mir (12-3) will meet for the second time, and this time around it will be to decide the undisputed heavyweight champion. Welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre (18-2) will defend his 170-pound crown against No. 1 contender Thiago Alves (22-4). (continue reading…)

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Assoc. of Boxing Commissions Call Transcript

by on Jun.22, 2009, under Boxing News, Uncategorized

Committee examines instances of Federal laws violations regarding timely reporting of medical suspensions, conflicts of interest, mismatches and more

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ABC LEGAL COMMITTEE CONFERENCE CALL
May 27, 2009

Members participating    Members absent

Tim Lueckenhoff             Joanna Aguilar
Greg Sirb                            Linda Acampora
Nick Lembo
Dan Fitzgerald
Bruce Spizler

New Business

1.  May a boxing / MMA judge, working on behalf of a state athletic commission, rent equipment (ring / cage; with “combat sport” gloves provided at no cost) to the promoter of an event that he/she will be judging? For events that he/she will not be judging? (continue reading…)

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Indiana Commissioners Appointed

by on Jun.20, 2009, under Boxing News, Uncategorized

Courtesy of the IndyStar.com

The Indiana Boxing Commission’s days, at least in name, are coming to an end July 1, but its three commissioners have been re-appointed by Gov. Mitch Daniels to serve on the new Indiana State Athletic Commission, created as a result of the recently passed Senate Bill 160.

Indianapolis attorney Jason Barclay was named chairman and given a three-year term. Jake Hall was appointed for a two-year term and John McCane for one year. (continue reading…)

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Photo of the Day: Diego ‘Chico’ Corrales

by on May.19, 2009, under Boxing News, Uncategorized

Courtesy of Richey Jones

chico-corrales

I love this picture. Chico signed it for me at a 51′s game a few months prior to his 3rd fight with Casamayor. He seemed like such a great person!!

– Richey S  Jones

Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

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