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    Boxing and cinema have had a long lasting relationship. The first boxing film ever made dated back to 1894. Only 37 seconds were filmed during this match. No one seemed to care that won the match, but this film setup the bond created between boxing and films. Boxing films have come a long way, from making films representing heart and respect to fighting for money and fame. Along the timeline of boxing movies, one film that is known as one of the most recognized sport films of all time is Rocky…

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    Victor Ortiz Biography

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    Victor Ortiz net worth Victor Ortiz was born on the 31st January 1987 in Garden City, Kansas USA and has Mexican ancestry. The world knows him for his boxing skills and having won the WBC Welter Weight Champion title, has greatly influenced on his fame and also his net worth. His professional boxing career has been active since 2004. Have you ever wondered how rich Victor Ruiz is? According to sources it is estimated that Victor Ruiz`s overall net worth is $7 million, an amount earned through…

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    Catch 22 Struggles

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    Catch 22 The Struggle of Being a Boxing Writer and a Fan I remember growing up in North Philadelphia in a city where Boxing is a way of life. I was living with my grandparents along with my parents and 2 brothers. My Grand Father Victor Roldan who was a Boxing Addict would record every major Boxing match on VHS. I remember watching Felix “Tito” Trinidad’s early matches and the happiness it brought him to see Tito win. My Gramps would teach me Combinations like Jab, Straight Right, Left Hook,…

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    This year is expected to be a huge year for the WBU Novice World Champion Rock Blackwell. Blackwell was born in Baltimore, Maryland. His heritage is of African Hebrew and Yahudah Isreal descent. Blackwell began boxing at just seven years old and holds an amateur record of 156-28. It hasn't been a cake walk for Blackwell. He lost his first professional fight in 2009, due to a broken right hand and life threatening levels of dehydration. Not to mention, he was forced to jump up a class to super…

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    Everlast Makes you Bigger Everlast is the most reputable boxing gear company in the world. The company, started in 1910 as a swimwear manufacturer, has bloomed to the brand so popular it as no other major competitors than its previous year’s work. However, due to its expanding empire and the push back against boxing because of the recent string of abusive athletes, Everlast needed to make new a commercial that appealed to a broad range of audiences and put faith back into the morality of boxing.…

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    Boxing Research Papers

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    Boxing What is boxing? Boxing is a sport with the goal to put attacks with the fists on the body and face of the opponent until he is knocked out unconscious. As well one will defend with his or her fists and arm. People who box are called boxers. The rings or the “area of boxing” is a square of 18 by 22 feet with four ropes enclosing it. Boxers wear padded gloves and follow the Queensberry rules. Boxing involves two people going against each other of same gender. As well they must be…

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    Former WBC welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz said that he is open to have a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. to appease the demand of boxing fans around the world and give the unbeaten American a worthy opponent for his presumed final fight in September, as reported by Boxing News 24. The report said that Ortiz thinks Mayweather’s match with his chosen opponent, reigning WBA welterweight interim champion Andre Berto, is “not even a fight” at all and that both boxers should just retire rather…

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    Manny Pacquiao, Duterte’s perfect match in drug war By Dung Phan Far away from the boxing ring in the United States where Manny Pacquiao had his first fight, to the stage in the Philippines where Duterte first delivered his inauguration speech, there was one unifying thread between sheer momentum: their popularity. Pacquiao, known as "the destroyer" or "Fist of Nation" embodied the country's struggles and triumphs, becoming the public face of the Philippines. Duterte, nicknamed as "the…

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    Battle royal (1952) page 503 “And yet I am no freak of nature, nor history. I was in the cards, other things have been equal (or unequal) 85 years ago” (Ellison, 503). Pitted against other africans in a boxing ring, torn limb from limb the narrator recalls all that his deceased grandfather has told his father. He tries to stay discrete among the white man as to deceive them at any given moment. These forms of racial discrimination have been around for decades without recognition.…

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    The movie Ali with Will Smith I believe portrayed the boxer as a person with perseverance and calculating. The fight scene with George Foreman spoke volumes about Ali’s character. In this particular scene it was clear that Ali had lost to George before and this fight was about Ali reclaiming his title as the heavy weight champion of the world. Viewers were able to see Ali’s perseverance throughout the whole movie especially when his team lacked confidence in him. He was not going to give up.…

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