Tag Archive: Boxing

Oct 12

Trojans fire Sarkisian

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“After careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university and our student-athletes, I have made the decision to terminate Steve Sarkisian, effective immediately,” athletic director Pat Haden said in a statement Monday. “I want to thank Clay Helton for stepping into the interim head coach role, and I want to add …

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Oct 12

Member Spotlight of the Month — Ray

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*I just wanted to say that Ray has been a great friend of mine for about 2 years now. She has been a fun, interesting person to have around and I thank Deb x 999,999,999,999,999 for introducing us! She stays positive (Kattobingu!) in spite of the health problems that plague her and is an inspiration …

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May 04

TROY: Floyd Mayweather Defeats Marcos Maidana by Majority Decision

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It was a controversial decision, but Floyd Mayweather came away with the MD victory (the three judges scored it 114-114, 117-111, 116-112). I had it about*even in the scorecards. Marcos Maidana dominated the first six rounds and Mayweather came alive — while Maidana slowed down — during the rest of the bout, landing hard right …

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Mar 22

TROY: On Mike Tyson’s Autobiography, “Undisputed Truth”?

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A couple of weekends ago I finally picked up Mike Tyson’s autobiography, “Undisputed Truth”, and the title that mentions the word ‘truth’ definitely delivers a heavy dose of it as the author reflects on his life of mistakes, triumphs, losses and tragedies that have been scattered throughout the near-600 pages of paper. I envy people …

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Jan 12

Ten Friday Middle of Winter Questions

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1. What’s the temp where you are right now? 2. Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate on a cold day? 3. Favorite kind of soup? 4. Do you let your car warm up when it’s cold? 5. Do you plan on watching any of the Winter Olympics? 6. Have you ever gone sledding or tobaggoning? 7. …

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Sep 18

Ex-heavyweight champ Norton dies

  Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and later lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility. He was 70. Ken Norton Jr., a coach with the Seattle Seahawks, confirmed the death to The Associated Press before handing the phone to his wife, too …

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Sep 15

On Floyd Mayweather Haters…

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Example of an average combat sports pseudo-fan spouting off on a related-interest forum: I don’t follow boxing. Would probably only watch if Mayweather and Pacquiao fought, but all I know of mayweather is a punkish and disrespectful personality. That is all I see on the news. And sometimes, someone’s bad personality carry so far into …

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Sep 02

Tommy Morrison, former heavyweight champion, dies at 44

Tommy Morrison (L), who died late Sunday, jokes with George Foreman in 1993. (AP) Tommy Morrison, the power-punching heavyweight with the charismatic smile and movie-star good looks, died late Sunday in an Omaha, Neb., hospital. He was 44. No official cause of death was released, but Morrison’s wife, Trisha, told MMADirt.com that he died of …

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Aug 27

Mike Tyson talks about Drug Addiction – Boxing news

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Mike Tyson, who was once the crowned heavyweight champion in boxing, recently spoke about how his life has changed because he has been under the influence of alcohol and drugs. He stated that he could well be on the death bed because he has experienced drug addiction. While talking to the media, Mike Tyson said, …

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May 05

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Dominates Robert Guerrero, Ties Purse Mark

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After all the talk, hype and guarantees, Floyd Mayweather Jr. made his fight with Robert Guerrero very boring…or exciting, depending on your point of view. Mayweather Jr. cruised to a unanimous 12-round decision, which resulted in booing from the 15,688 fans inside MGM Grand Garden Arena. That was even after Mayweather Jr. injured his right …

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