During the announcement, Sauerland and Schaefer were keen to stress that they would work closely with the sport’s sanctioning bodies (whom are responsible for the sport’s various “world titles”), in order to ensure that, should a sanctioning body’s current world champion enter the tournament, any mandatory defences (whereby the sanctioning body itself mandates their champion’s next opponent) are either incorporated into the tournament or delayed until after the WBSS had been concluded. Given the amount of money that appears to have been invested in this venture, the sanctioning bodies will no doubt be happy to agree as long as they receive their usual sanctioning fee for their title being on the line or, alternatively, they receive sufficient compensation for being kept waiting by the WBSS. … [Read more...] about World Boxing Super Series – A Brave New Concept for Boxing?
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Four years Donaire's junior, Frampton picked up early rounds to get ahead on points and could afford to box his way to victory, even if Donaire did deliver a scare in the penultimate round. … [Read more...] about Carl Frampton beats Nonito Donaire to set up World title fight
Grabar-Kitarović speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently in addition to her native Croatian and has an understanding of Italian, French and German as well. Croatia also has a prime minister who is in charge of the government while the president leads the parliament and is the head of state. … [Read more...] about Who is President of Croatia? Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović is a World Cup Super Fan
Tommy Morrison, the boxer from “Rocky V,” who was retired by pppen athletic commission test revealing he was HIV positive? New court records uncovered by LawNewz reveal that not only did Morrison reportedly admit to being diagnosed as HIV positive seven years before he was forced to retire, but he apparently bragged about hiding his illness from the boxing commission and from women with whom he had unprotected sex. Morrison died in 2013 at the age of 44. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Court Records Reveal Tommy Morrison Boxed While HIV Positive For 7 Years
Johnson's story was adapted into the 1967 play "The Great White Hope," starring James Earl Jones, which was later adapted into a film. The play went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for drama and a Tony Award for best play in 1969. The film was nominated for multiple Academy Awards, including best actor for Jones. … [Read more...] about Trump grants posthumous pardon to black boxing champ Jack Johnson