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Donaire Training ahead for Magdalo Fight

Five division world champion and current WBO super bantamweight king Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire is “in the gym daily, training and his weight is down” according to his wife Rachel Donaire.Donaire tends to put on several pounds in-bet...
by Powcast.net Sports blog on Jun 21, 2016

The Summer Cast At Loyola Park

It was a hot day for the first day of summer, and having the fan on in the gym at Loyola didn't help much.  There were a lot of people in the gym on the first day of the summer session there.  In the photo above, Alan and Ro do some tight i...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Jun 21, 2016

Francis Warren: Amateur and pro boxing

” Amateur and pro boxing should be separate. It is unfair that young amateur boxers would be destroyed by experienced fighters at the Olympics.”—Francis Warren. Filed under: Asides, Boxing, India, News, quotes, sports Tagged: Franci...
by Make Time For Sports on Jun 20, 2016

Vijender Singh: Pro boxing

“…pro boxing is a very lonely sport. It’s true. Sometimes you are depressed, sometimes not, but you pick yourself up. You have to remain positive and think about the future.” —Vijender Singh. Filed under: Asides, Boxing,...
by Make Time For Sports on Jun 20, 2016

Vijender Singh: Sports and entertainment

“Be it the Indian Premier League, football or wrestling, people watch sports for entertainment. It is the same with pro boxing; people come to see a good fight. They don’t want to see soft counter-punches. Nobody comes to watch a nice per...
by Make Time For Sports on Jun 20, 2016

Francis Warren: Amateur and pro boxing

” Amateur and pro boxing should be separate. It is unfair that young amateur boxers would be destroyed by experienced fighters at the Olympics.”—Francis Warren. Filed under: Asides, Boxing, India, News, quotes, sports Tagged: Franci...
by Make Time For Sports on Jun 20, 2016

Vijender Singh: Pro boxing

“…pro boxing is a very lonely sport. It’s true. Sometimes you are depressed, sometimes not, but you pick yourself up. You have to remain positive and think about the future.” —Vijender Singh. Filed under: Asides, Boxing,...
by Make Time For Sports on Jun 20, 2016

Vijender Singh: Sports and entertainment

“Be it the Indian Premier League, football or wrestling, people watch sports for entertainment. It is the same with pro boxing; people come to see a good fight. They don’t want to see soft counter-punches. Nobody comes to watch a nice per...
by Make Time For Sports on Jun 20, 2016

ALA Promotions' San Mateo Undercard Features a Valdez-Jennings Barn Burner, Main event Pagara vs Juarez

ALA Promotions president Michael Aldeguer is expanding his San Mateo Events Center card titled “Fists of the Future” to include American boxers on the undercard of the main event featuring unbeaten Prince Albert Pagara against rugged Cesar Juarez...
by Powcast.net Sports blog on Jun 20, 2016

Pinoy Pride 37 co-main event: Jason Pagara vs Abraham Alvarez

Jason Pagara faces Mexican Abraham Alvarez in a 10 round non-title bout at the San Mateo Events Center in California on July 9 on a fight card headlined by his younger brother Albert Pagara and rugged Mexican Cesar Juarez.WBO ranked number 1 con...
by Powcast.net Sports blog on Jun 20, 2016

The Head Woman In Charge

I finally got in touch with Xavier and Terrence's uncle, to remind him he had to re-sign his nephews up for the boxing program.  "I told Terrence that I had already signed them up the last time," the uncle said.  I took a deep breath before...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Jun 18, 2016

Far North Side Punches

No sparring for me again at Loyola Park.  The same issues with my left shoulder and my left knee as usual.  I had seen Ben (with glasses) earlier in the day when I went to move my car.  I had a chance to park it on the block where I ac...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Jun 14, 2016

The train that stops in a former train station for one occupant

A train from a former train station in Japan stopped working several years for a single passenger. The train stops twice a day when the only passenger, a student, go and return from school. Japanese railways took in three years ago, the decision to...
by We care about your travel on Jun 13, 2016

The Greatest of All Time

On Friday night the world lost a living legend.The greatest boxer of all time... Muhammad Ali.  At the age of 74 he left this world. Not only known for his boxing but his amazing spirit. He will not be forgotten. "Float like a butterfly. Sting l...
by Crazy Shenanigans on Jun 7, 2016

The Greatest is Dead

Muhammad Ali died this week.  His death represented a watershed moment personally and for our country and the world. He was one of the movers and shakers of the era in which I grew up. His life affected my life, my thinking and my understanding...
by About Race on Jun 7, 2016

The Shoulders Have It

Here's a nice shot of Muhammad Ali proudly watching over his daughter, Laila, as she walks the ring.The crowd was light at Loyola Park because the spring session is over, and a two-week break period has begun.  John, Paul, Kathy, Jesus, and Roja...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Jun 6, 2016

Thinking about The Greatest …

Thinking about The Greatest …            When I was a girl growing up in the 1960’s I recall having peripheral knowledge of boxing—and certainly of the man who took the boxing world by storm when he became the Heavyweight Champion of...
by Girlboxing on Jun 4, 2016

The Greatest Of All Time

Last night, a Facebook friend of mine -- Joe -- asked me what reasons would a referee have to stop a fight.  I told him, and then the conversation turned to Muhammad Ali.  News reports had been going all day about the world's best known box...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Jun 4, 2016

"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life."

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” - RIP Muhammad Ali. ...
by Cogals on Jun 4, 2016

Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest of All Time’, Dead at 74

Known as “The Greatest,” former three-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit site or click title above]]...


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