North Lawndale Boxing League Changes Young Lives

North Lawndale Boxing League Changes Young Lives

Derek T. Brown is a North Lawndale resident, who is using his passion for boxing to change the lives of young boys and girls across the community. He wanted to do something different to build up and encourage young people and established the Lawndale Boxing League in 2010. Brown’s program for teens, Boxing Out Negativity […]

Boxing Officials’ Inclusion of Pro Fighters in Olympic Games Is Bad Idea

Boxing Officials’ Inclusion of Pro Fighters in Olympic Games Is Bad Idea

Boxing was the only Olympic sport that was entirely made up of amateur competitors, until now. The President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), Ching-Kuo Wu, held a special meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, to allow professional boxers to compete to qualify for the Games in Rio in August 2016. The rule change had overwhelming […]

Canelo Alvarez Is the Epitomy of Greatness

Canelo Alvarez Is the Epitomy of Greatness

In Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night, May 7,  2016, Amir Khan and Canelo Alvarez, boxing mega-stars faced off for one the year’s biggest fight thus far. Anytime either steps in the ring, those watching are in for a treat. Alvarez, who is mentored and promoted by the all-time great Oscar De La Hoya, has […]

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