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    Reigning WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin appears to be moving on from the name-calling and thrash talking with super middleweight champ Andre Ward as he had chosen to fight current IBF middleweight titlist David Lemieux for a unification bout at the Madison Square Garden in New York on October 17. ESPN’s Dan Rafael reported that the match is official and would put on the line the belts of the two greatest middleweight fighters right now. Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs), who is also…

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    Cm Punk Essay

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    Was it a case of art imitating real life or did the WWE give former WWE wrestler CM Punk the raspberry by mocking him at the Backlash pay-per-view event this past Sunday? It's no secret that the WWE and former wrestling superstar and World Champion CM Punk have been at odds over several issues. In fact, he is still sitting on the sidelines awaiting a ruling related to a defamation lawsuit brought against him by WWE physician Chris Amann. After leaving the organization amid all the controversy,…

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    Jiu Jitsu Research Paper

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    Old School Vs. Modern Jiu-Jitsu Today the most argued about topic in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is if modern Jiu-Jitsu is better than old school Jiu-Jitsu. This question, many times, has led to negative commentary or actions towards the opposing viewers. To help give a better understanding of Jiu-Jitsu here is its beginning. Jiu-Jitsu derived from the art of Judo by a man named Miysuyo Maeda; this man settled in Brazil and opened up a gym there with one of his best students Carlos Gracie.…

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    “The tempt for greatness is the biggest drug in the world.” – Mike Tyson former heavy weight champion of the world. For decades boxing has been one of the most brutal and toughest sports yet it's also called the noble art and it's one of the top entertaining sports all over the world for the action it brings when two strong fighters get in the ring and give all what they've got and put everything on the line in order to win .Although it sounds cool when talking about that sport but there's an…

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    Throughout history, testing ones strength or power has been very popular in many cultures. Men have always challenged other men, hoping to be stronger than the other. Through history, tests of strength of stood the time of man. The history of weightlifting has displayed both male and female, competing in feats of strength. Weightlifting took place in the 10th century with China’s Zhou Dynasty, around 256 B.C. Military recruits were required to be able to pass feats of strength to be able…

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    Manny Pacquaio Religion

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    When looking at religious sports figures, one must consider the relationship an athlete has with his or her religion throughout their sporting careers. One man that expresses his religion throughout his sporting journey is a man by the name of Manny Pacquaio. Manny is a professional boxer and is considered one of the best fighters (pound for pound) in the world. Pacquaio has been a recipient of a number of awards during his professional career such as being named “Fighter of the Decade” for the…

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    Acting, a form of performance used to describe a character. It allows individuals to change their identity by performing a certain way. If an individual were to act as a hero, they would present the characteristics of one – courageous, selfless, and caring. In the film, Raging Bull, Robert De Niro must exhibit the characteristics and emotions of a famous Italian boxer living in the Bronx going through his rise and fall. De Niro does not only portray this character in the movie, he also…

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    Qualities of a Leader Everyone has someone they look up to, since they were a child maybe and up to this day. Everyone has someone they look up to, since they were a child maybe and up to this day. Just a few days ago I was watching a movie about James Braddock, and now he is one of the main people I look up to. Though not all leaders are champions, they are both courageous and passionate about what they are trying to accomplish James J. Braddock was one of the many people trying to strive…

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    Boxing Vs Boxing Essay

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    This article is about what is boxing and who are the most famous Boxers in the world. Boxing is a martial art and combat sport that involves two people wearing boxing gloves and throw punches at each other for a certain amount of time in a boxing ring. The main point of boxing is to get more points than your opponent within the three minutes that can last about 9 to 12 rounds. After each round to get a minute to rest, get a drink of water, and then get ready for the next round. The fights are…

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    Ron Howard’s 2005 hit Cinderella Man tells the story of James J. Braddock. It begins with Braddock living lavishly in an elegant house in New Jersey, with a healthy happy family, and a promising boxing career. Sadly, the Great Depression unexpectedly takes the United States by storm, and almost every aspect of American life is impacted, including entertainment. James J. Braddock is quickly out of a job and living in a shabby one-room apartment in New Jersey, barely making ends meet, and even…

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