At least 18 spectators killed and 38 seriously injured in riot at Indonesian boxing match after local fighter is declared loser

School Boys looking to add to Ireland’s European title haul

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Youth and Sports Minister Roy Suryo said the stadium has a capacity of 500 to 600, he said. Police said it had only two working exits. A total of 84 boxers participated in the Bupati (Regent) Cup Championships which started on July 9. Relatives mourn around the bodies of Yanus Manibui and his wife Anance Woyaa who died in the chaos at the stadium Yanus Manibui and his wife Anance Woyaa on their wedding day.

Yanus Manibui and his wife Anance Woyaa on their wedding day. They both died at the boxing match

The Championships will be stagedacross 18 weight categories 38,5kg, 40kg, 41,5kg, 43kg, 44,5kg, 46kg, 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 56kg, 59kg, 62kg, 65kg, 68kg, 72kg, 76kg, 76+kg Boxers who were born between January 1, 1999 December 31, 2000 are eligible to participate (ages 13 14). I am certain that the Boxing Association of Ireland together with the Local Organizing Committee will make sure that your Teams Delegation will have a successful stay and competition in Dublin this summer. I wish your Team Delegation the best of luck while in Dublin, said EUBC President Franco Falcinelli The Irish Amateur Boxing Association are very much looking forward to extending a warm welcome to some of the best young boxers in the World in Dublin. It promises to be a top class tournament, said IABA President Tommy Murphy.

BOXING: Golden Boy, Top Rank battle for attention

“Hillbrow is not a good place but this gym has produced a lot of boxers, it has produced a lot of champions. We always go outside to look for younger stars, younger children; we keep them away from drugs; we keep them away from doing wrongs; we keep them away from walking over the street, walking around, don’t know what they’re looking for. “We always go outside and look for them; we bring them inside the gym and then we train them.” The club was started by George Khosi, a former boxer who’s been with Mrwebi since the very beginning of her career, training her since she was just nine years old. The Hillbrow Boxing Club has done a lot for the community. Rita Mrwebi, boxing champion Khosi himself began boxing to avoid a life of crime. By the age of 20 he was fighting professionally across South Africa. Yet his career came to an abrupt end seven years later after a brutal robbery left him with a limp and damaged eye.

Fight club: Boxing gives teenagers hope in crime hotspot

After school, local boys flock to the gym to learn the basics of boxing -- how to move, jab and defend. No fee is required as the goal is to keep youngsters off the streets.

United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Russia, Spain and many other nations in Europe are eager supporters of professional boxing. They have tremendous crowds in the United Kingdom at most of the boxing events, said Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer. Most of Europe loves boxing. Mares and Santa Cruz Two Southern California prizefighters, Mares and Santa Cruz, seem to be on a collision course. But, not quite yet. WBC featherweight champion Mares (26-0-1, 14 KOs) makes his first defense against former champion Jhonny Gonzalez (54-8, 46 KOs), of Mexico City, at the StubHub Center (Home Depot) in Carson on Aug. 24.


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