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  Boxing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boxing, nicknamed the "sport of kings" and also called pugilism or prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing), is a sport where two participants of similar weight attack each other with their fists in a series of one to three-minute intervals called "rounds".
Earliest evidence suggests that boxing was prevalent in North Africa during 4000 BC and the Mediterranean in 1500 BC.
The World Boxing Association even stripped a fighter of his championship in 1983 because the fight had been a 15-round bout, shortly after the rule was changed to 12 rounds.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> boxing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
:For other uses, see Boxing (disambiguation) or Boxer (disambiguation) Boxing, nicknamed the "sport of kings" and also called pugilism or prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing), is a sport where two participants of similar weight attack each other with their fists in a series of one to three-minute intervals called "rounds".
Boxing in the 1930s and Boxing in the 1940s}} Jack Dempsey was a world heavyweight champion and dominated the 20's after defeating Jess Willard.
Boxing in the 1970s and Boxing in the 1980s}} In the 1960s to the 1970s, an American heavyweight boxer named Cassius Clay changed his name to Muhammad Ali upon converting to the Abrahamic religion of Islam and promised to "shock the world." Ali fought Sonny Liston, Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, and George Foreman.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
In amateur boxing (the version of the sport found at the Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games) the primary emphasis is on landing scoring punches rather than concern with doing actual physical damage to one's opponent (though it still occurs).
Internationally, amateur boxing spread steadily throughout the first half of the 20th century, but when the first international body, the Federation Internationale de Boxe Amateur (International Amateur Boxing Federation) was formed in Paris in 1920, there were only five member nations.
In the late 19th and early 20th century, amateur boxing was encouraged in schools, universities and in the armed forces, but the champions, in the main, came from among the urban poor.
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 Boxing Article, Boxing Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Boxing, however, probably grew mostspecifically out of the demonstrations held at the Fives Court and the Tennis Court in London in the early19th century.
In amateur boxing (the version of the sport found at the Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games) the primary emphasis is on landingscoring punches rather than concern with doing actual physical damage to one's opponent (though it still occurs).
In the late 19th and early 20th century, amateur boxing was encouraged in schools, universities and in the armed forces, butthe champions, in the main, came from among the urban poor.
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 Boxing at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Throughout the latter part of the 19th century and the whole of the 20th century, amateur and professional boxing operated in parallel.
Boxing, howeer, probably grew most specifically out of the demonstrations held at the Fives Court and the Tennis Court in London in the early 19th century.
In 1946, however, when the International Amateur Boxing Association (A.I.B.A.) was formed in London, twenty-four nations from five continents were represented, and the A.I.B.A. has continued to be the official world federation of amateur boxing ever since.
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 Cory Spinks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cory Spinks rose to boxing stardom by unifying the welterweight division on December 13, 2003, when he defeated Ricardo Mayorga by majority decision.
 This biographical article relating to boxing is a stub.
This page was last modified 19:50, 11 April 2006.
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 Notable boxing families: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hugo pastor corro (born november 5, 1953 in eusebio bustos, mendoza, argentina), better known plainly as hugo corro, is a former boxer from argentina...
Eusebio pedroza (born 1953) is a native of panama who holds two records in boxing: his 19 defenses as world featherweight champion are a record for that...
Floyd patterson (born january 4, 1935) is a former heavyweight boxing champion who made history multiple times in the sport of boxing...
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 Muhammad_Ali - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Because boxing insiders knew that Liston's career had been in part sponsored by organized crime interests, there were whispers that Liston had taken a dive.
The champion returned to a Houston boxing ring in January of 1967 to fight Ernie Terrell in one of the uglier fights in boxing.
His daughter Laila Ali also became a boxer in 1999, despite her father's earlier comments against female boxing in 1978: "Women are not made to be hit in the breast, and face like that...
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 Your Top Source For Boxing News and Training Advice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Teddy Atlas is well known for his outspoken advocacy of these issues, so it is a surprise that the position they, and their employer, ESPN, have taken on the issue of advertising tattoos.
The court found "no evidence that temporary body markings, including temporary tattoos, are distracting, or would be distracting to boxing judges during a bout." The judge went on to say that the ban was a violation of the boxers' First Amendment rights and therefore could not be enforced.
On May 11, 2002, a group of boxers sent a message to ESPN and the whole boxing community stating that they should be involved in decisions that affect their livelihood.
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 Powerful alliance aids Bushes' rise
Walker's family ''was so upset he married a non-Catholic that they did not attend their wedding,'' she said.
She was the sort of person who would challenge family members to swim a 1-mile race in the Atlantic Ocean, which, according to family legend, explains the Bush competitive streak.
There was little about the family household in Greenwich, Conn., to suggest that Prescott Bush envisioned a life in politics for himself or his family.
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 Encyclopedia article on Boxing [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
An average pair of boxing gloves appears like a bloated pair of mittens, are often red, and are laced up around the wrists.
In the past, matches were traditionally fought for up to fifteen rounds in professional boxing, but the tragic death of boxer Duk Koo Kim in November of 1982 after a fight with Ray Mancini began to change that.
In 2004, female boxer Ann Wolfe surpassed Henry Armstrong (until then the only man to hold world titles in three divisions simultaneously), by becoming the only boxer ever to hold world titles in four different categories at the same time.
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 Boxing News & Views - East Side Boxing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The World Boxing Council (WBC) Lightweight Championship fight between Diego “Chico” Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo (May 7, 2005), the 2005 Fight of the Year, is available in its entirety for $1.99 at www.itunes.com.
Martinez, the former World Boxing Organization bantamweight champion, is ranked No. 2 by the World Boxing Association and the WBO among 118-pounders and has a record of 30-6-1 with 21 knockouts.
De La Hoya has put in enough work for boxing and for his fans so he can afford to walk away with his pride in tack; the toughest thing he has to decide right now is when to give his new baby cereal in the bottle.
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 The Jawa Report v3.0 Beta
Notably, only Afghan policemen were engaged in the operation.
Lately the American Family Association (AFA) has been putting a full court press against Ford Motor Company to cease and desist their support of homosexual marriages.
While, ideologically, I agree with AFA that gay marriage is an immoral and unacceptable practice that should never be legal, I find their campaign a tad bit bothersome from an economic perspective.
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 Issue of January 14, 2005
So keen is their frenzy for leftover schlock, in fact, that one might be forgiven for presuming that the "Boxing" of "Boxing Day" refers to the punches sometimes thrown by competing shoppers eager to snatch that last Pole-Dancing Barbie from the bin.
As families were usually occupied on Christmas Day itself, this tipping ritual was conducted on the first weekday after Christmas, which came to be known as "Boxing Day." By the 18th century, use of the actual Christmas box had faded and the tip itself had come to be called a "Christmas box."
Since salamanders were not really considered edible, and no family wanted it to be known that they had fallen on such hard times, the children were warned to "hush" (be quiet) and not mention their dinner to neighbors.
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 ipedia.com: Boxing Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Boxer redirects here; for other meanings, see Boxer In computer science, boxing is a way to wrap primitive types over object types.
See object type Boxing is a combat sport.
Boxing, however, probably grew most specifically out of the demonstrations held at the Fives Court and the Tennis Court in London in the early 19th century.
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Boxing news, results, rankings, schedule -- follow Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray, Oscar De La Hoya and all your boxing favorites.
Boxing news and inside coverage of boxing including interviews, international boxing news, previews of upcoming fights, post-fight boxing results and analyses
Boxing: The International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York.
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 Las Vegas SUN: Columnist Brian Hilderbrand: NASCAR makes right call in postponing race
Considering the track's proximity to the New York and Washington areas, NASCAR would have been foolish to go ahead with a race that had the potential of siphoning valuable resources (police, fire, emergency medical services, etc.) away from the disaster sites.
we want to pay respect to the victims, the families (of) the victims and to the whole country in general for what's happened.
One notable driver absent from the track on Thursday was Michael Andretti, who was stranded in Pennsylvania because of this country's air travel restrictions.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/rac-column/2001/sep/14/512352504.html   (831 words)

 Something Old, Something New For TV Viewers
First up is some programming of interest to kids and families; next is information on an upcoming marathon of a classic crime drama; last, but certainly not least, is an intriguing documentary that blends sports and history.
Probably the most notable series of episodes involved an 11-episode story arc starring Spacey as mobster Sonny Steelgrave.
Fans of the series will enjoy watching these reruns again as they are still better than most of the dramas now currently on television.
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 CBC News: 9 Canadians now listed as dead in tsunami disaster
All three were visiting or living in Thailand when the tsunami struck.
Foreign Affairs has not released the names of any of the victims, though many of their families have spoken publicly about their losses.
Meanwhile, Germany and Malaysia have urged the Indonesian government and separatist rebels in Aceh province to seize the chance to reach a lasting peace.
www.cbc.ca /story/canada/national/2005/02/10/tsunami050209.html   (309 words)

 peripathetic: January 2005
Well, it doesn’t seem nearly a fortnight ago that it happened, because even after two weeks, this most devastating of natural disasters is still creating daily havoc.
On Boxing Day, the TV networks were saying that the best information they were getting on the tsunami was over the internet, because the comparatively primitive communications infrastructure in many affected regions had been wiped out.
Hold the families of two staff members hostage, tell them you'll kill the families if they don’t help you get the booty.
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Her work argues for a reconstruction of family life through incorporating race as a dimension of social structure rather than merely an expression of cultural difference.
She is the co-editor of Women of Color in U.S. Society, with Bonnie Thornton Dill, eds., (Temple University Press, 1994), and Through the Prism of Difference (Allyn and Bacon, 1997).
On the other hand, female-headed fl families have been labeled deviant and pathological, although 50 percent of fl women have been in the labor force since 1880.
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 Chicago Youth Boxing Club
Several of the CYBC youth members have families that are stable, but do not have the additional income to support their children to compete outside of the Chicago area.
These scholarships are available mainly to young men and women who have displayed notable academic achievements, as well as intense boxing talent.
They were involved in the Chicago Park District boxing program and are now currently enrolled in a college boxing scholarship program at Northern Michigan University under the guidance of NMU Sports Program Director, Edward Yun.
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 knifefight in BK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
and HBO STATIC!) and i catch lifestories: families in crisis - a body to die for: the aaron henry story (what up, pointlessly long title with colons) and playing the 'roid-raging, locker-punching, girlfriend-scaring football stud himself is mr.
we here at knifefight in brooklyn (by which i clearly mean "me") try to avoid being maudlin as much as possible, but we've just lost a wonderful family member, so shut up.
i understand that the upcoming election is probably more notable because mr.
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 Las Vegas SUN: VegasBeat -- Timothy McDarrah: Vintage Stern has The Joint jumping
Greet: Hard Rock Hotel owner Peter Morton offered a personal greeting to adult film star Tabitha Stevens when she walked into Simon Kitchen and Bar after the Stern show taping Tuesday at The Joint...
Concert to aid military families: A concert featuring country stars such as Hank Williams Jr.
Powell has arranged for the next best thing: a coat of arms, in memory of his late father, Luther Theophilus Powell, who was born in Jamaica and thus a subject of the British Commonwealth, and his mother, Maud Ariel McKoy, whose family hailed from Scotland.
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 Jewish Post of New York Online - News - The Jewish Gangsters in America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Because they sent their children to the colleges, rather than to the streets.
The Italians were the ones to develop families or dynasties of organized crime.
At Rolling Stone, he has written stories on the Rolling Stones, Alicia Silverstone, Tom Clancy, Pat Buchanan, and Howard Stern, among other notable subjects.
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 Study: Welfare recipients will travel for ease of benefits (phillyBurbs.com) | Pennsylvania News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The institute is continuing to study the issue.
Already, De Jong said, the data have shown one notable finding: single mothers on welfare are less likely to move than single fathers or two-parent families.
He said single mothers were the least likely to have money to pay for a move, and the most likely to rely on personal networks to care for children - networks that might not be in place at a new home.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/103-07102003-122085.html   (650 words)

 The Peking Duck
A whopping 70 percent deem the country pretty seriously on the wrong track, and two-thirds consider the nation in worse shape now than when W. took over.
On the issues that earned Karl Rove his nickname, Boy Genius — values and national security — the shift was notable.
Fifty percent of respondents said Democrats came closer to sharing their moral values, compared with 37 percent said Republicans did.
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 Dave's World
At first I attributed it to some sort of World Series malaise -- after all, any number of famous national commentators had speculated that Red Sox fans wouldn't know how to react to winning the World Series.
But the results definitely mattered to me, as friends and family can attest, based on the language I chose to describe any number of Keith Foulke/Alan Embree implosions or Edgar Renteria's 2-for-98 start to the season.
It wasn't because the games weren't exciting: three months into the season, the Sox have had more memorable comebacks and running subplots than the 1992, 1993, and 1994 seasons combined (you may recall that Scott Cooper's back-to-back All-Star appearances were probably the most exciting things that happened during those years).
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