Etienne Replaces Bowe On Saturday's Local Boxing Card
(NOV 27) LOUISVILLE -- Former heavyweight boxing champion
Riddick Bowe will not fight Saturday as scheduled.
Bowe injured his left shoulder while training in Louisville this week, WLKY
NewsChannel 32 reported. Bowe was supposed to fight in the main event of a
seven-fight card Saturday, but now he'll be replaced by Clifford Etienne....Copyrighted
Wright decisions Mosley again
(NOV 20) Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Winky Wright successfully defended
his World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association junior middleweight
belts with a majority decision over Shane Mosley at Mandalay Bay Resort and
Casino in Las Vegas. Wright won by scores of 115-113 on two
scorecards. The other judge scored the bout a draw, at 114-114. ..Copyrighted
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BOXING: Byrd the class of big-men bouts (NOV 13) In an era of
heavyweight has-beens and pretenders, eight of the world's so-called best
big men will punch it out at Madison Square Garden in New York tonight.
With Evander Holyfield, who'll meet Larry Donald on the Don King
Productions card, a spent force, Chris Byrd of Flint may be the pick of the
boxers on the show....Copyrighted
Detroit Free Press
Bad Boy Boxer and boxing manager
found “Guilty” for Fixed fight! (NOV 9, 2004) LAS VEGAS – It was announced today that a federal jury has
found boxing promoter/manager Robert Mitchell and boxer Tomas Willams
guilty of one count of sports bribery, and attempt to commit sports
bribery. It all stemmed from fixed fights occurring from March of
1995 to August 2000, involving building the record of Pro boxer Richie
“the bull” Melito Jr. To promote Melito Jr., they gave bribes to his
opponents so that they would intentionally lose.
Supreme Court declines to review conviction of former
boxing ...(NOV 1) The Supreme Court declined Monday to review the
conviction of the International Boxing Federation's founder and former
president on corruption charges.
San Francisco Chronicle
Warren wants mixed boxing shows
(NOV 1)Promoter Frank Warren has asked the English Amateur
Boxing Association to consider allowing amateur fighters to appear on
professional bills. "The proposal would allow the ABA to keep stars........
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