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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Freedom fighter pulls no punches

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:36pm by Unus Alladin

    ... see the future. I see many Cuban athletes now having the desire to defect to the US and turn professional Guillermo Rigondeaux His successful defection in 2009, however, marked a new chapter ... of Gold in Macau. What would compel an athlete to leave everything behind, including his wife and two young sons to live the American dream? It was a decision Rigondeaux never regretted. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1552829/freedom-fighter-pulls-no-punches
  2. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Pacquiao camp wary of 'surprise package' Algieri

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 10:25pm by Unus Alladin

    ... He's a very good athlete so we'll see. "We will begin the training camp after we go across to China to promote the fight, so we will be busy," said Roach, who added the bout ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1555838/it-wont-be-easy-pacman-says-roach
  3. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Golden Boy winning the battle with the bottle

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 01:30am by NYT

    ... of American athletes in the Barcelona Games. Little did US Olympic officials know the 19-year-old had got so drunk the night before while celebrating his win that his family had to carry him back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1553019/golden-boy-winning-battle-bottle
  4. Sport - China - BOXING

    Zou Shiming heads back into ring for Champions of Gold in Macau

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 12:57am by Unus Alladin

    ... then Cuban leader Fidel Castro who lamented: "The Cuban athlete who deserts his delegation is like a soldier who deserts his unit in the midst of combat." The 33-year-old, nicknamed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1523396/zou-shiming-heads-back-ring-champions-gold-macau
  5. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Vladimir Klitschko eyes Joe Louis' longest reigning heavyweight record

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 09:37pm by AFP

    ... over. I want to box on for 10 more years. "I feel the combination of experience, athletic ability, technique and strategy makes me the complete professional." Ukraine-born Klitschko ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1493718/vladimir-klitschko-eyes-joe-louis-longest-reigning-heavyweight
  6. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    'I have to knock Pacquiao out,' says Timothy Bradley

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:54pm

    ... from the fight, according to official documents filed with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but charismatic promoter Bob Arum said Pacquiao is guaranteed US$20 million once all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1478183/i-have-knock-pacquiao-out-says-timothy-bradley
  7. News - Asia - BOXING

    Manny Pacquiao's bank accounts frozen by Philippine authorities in tax row

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 05:52pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of the wealthiest athletes in the world. But his career nosedived after suffering two losses last year, the second in a humiliating knockout to Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez that prompted questions over whether the ageing warrior should retire. But even last year, Forbes magazine listed him as the 14th highest-paid athlete globally with an estimated US$34 million in earnings. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1366285/manny-pacquiao-says-bank-accounts-frozen-philippine-authorities-tax-row
  8. Sport - China - BOXING

    Beckham: I'm in Pacman's corner

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 10:03pm by Unus Alladin

    ... on the Philippines for the last couple of weeks and I know how much this is going to mean to him." Beckham said the 34-year-old Filipino wasn't just an inspirational athlete but also a humanitarian ... it's going to put a smile on the faces in the Philippines and we all send our love and hopes for the people in that part of the world." Beckham said he was inspired by athletes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1363158/beckham-im-pacmans-corner
  9. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Mike Tyson accused of poaching fighters by USA Boxing

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... offers," the letter said. "If you have money and would like to assist these young athletes and the sport, you should donate for athlete stipends to support the training of these boxers ... of trying to make sure our Olympic-aged athletes are not poached by promoters. "In the past, USA Boxing was passive and just accepted it." Tyson isn't the only promoter trying to lure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1322976/mike-tyson-accused-poaching-fighters-usa-boxing
  10. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Mayweather admits he cashed in on hand-picked rivals

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles World's highest paid athlete admits he built undefeated record on handpicked rivals Mayweather 'cashed in on selected opponents' Floyd ... athlete. "Sometimes they say, 'Well, Floyd Mayweather's opponents were handpicked.' That's a good thing," Mayweather said during a conference call with reporters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1308483/floyd-mayweather-admits-he-cashed-hand-picked-boxing-rivals

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