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Oregon Author Katherine Dunn’s Long, Slow Bout with Words — and the Question

by on Aug.23, 2009, under Boxing News

by Jeff Baker, The Oregonian
Saturday August 22, 2009, 7:56 AM

[Editor's note:  Katherine Dunn, a longtime contributor to the Cyber Boxing Zone and accomplished freelance writer and author, was written-up in this fascinating newspaper article today.  We at the CBZ are very proud of her!]

At a press conference in Civic Stadium for a fight card at Spirit Mountain, on a rainy afternoon in June, only one reporter bothered to show up.

The boxers didn’t notice or didn’t care. One said he was looking forward to fighting at “Spearmint Mountain” and said his job was “to beat some people up.” Another dozed and sent text messages until it was his turn to trash-talk his opponent. Everyone kept an eye out for the promoter, ex-champion Roy Jones Jr., who was said to be on his way from the airport but never made it.
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