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Cannabis in boxing

<!----><!---->YOU wouldn’t think Avery Sparrow had just returned from a year’s layoff as he shadowboxed and hit the pads. Dressed in a black T-shirt and black tights, his jab darted out fast and straight, often…

Anthony Joshua and the sport of boxing put…

<!----><!---->IF there were any lingering doubts that boxing is a business first and a sport second, the announcement that Saudi Arabia will host the Andy Ruiz Jnr-Anthony Joshua rematch on December 7 should dispel them.…

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is…

<!----><!---->A TRUE gentleman outside of the ring, but an aggressive warrior inside it, Dick Tiger represented his native Nigeria with pride and honour. A supporter of the Biafran cause in his homeland, Richard Ihetu, as…

The greatest Mexican of them all, Julio Cesar…

<!----><!---->BEFORE Julio Cesar Chavez became a boxing Hall of Famer and a beloved icon to those in his home country of Mexico, he was just a son trying to make life better for his hard-working…

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Wayne Alexander and his superhuman punching power

<!----><!----> Action Images/Paul Childs <!----><!---->HERE’S an idea for a good night in… Go onto YouTube and type in ‘Wayne Alexander’. There you will find some dramatic domestic dust-ups from the early noughties. At the time,…

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch…

<!----><!---->WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jnr has confirmed he will rematch former champion Anthony Joshua before the end of the year but stresses the fight will not take place in Saudi…