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Noticias Locales: La Familia del Boxeo

La Familia del Boxeo en Victoria

Todo tenemos algo que generamos de nuestra familia. Para la familia Acosta, el boxeo y ganar viene fácilmente. Un padre inmigrante de Victoria tiene objetivos y aspiraciones para sus cuatro…

Regional Golden Gloves conclude

Regional Golden Gloves boxing took place in Corpus Christi this weekend

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Regional Golden Gloves boxing concluded on Saturday night, with all four Victoria boxers from Tuff-E-Nuff Boxing Club winning their Saturday bouts, and Eric Acosta of Two Countries Boxing victorious as well. The event was held this…

Each year, 13 boxers on average die in the ring

It's a sport which can be a matter of life and death. Between 1890 and 2011, it's estimated that 1,604 boxers died as a direct result of injuries sustained in the ring, according to a survey carried out Manuel Velazquez. That is an average of 13 deaths a year.

South Africa's 'boxing grannies' juke and jab their way to healthier lives

The women range in age from the mid-60s to the early 80s. They love to dance and sing. And twice a week, they come to a gym in Cosmo City, on the outskirts of Johannesburg, to box. They are affectionately known as South Africa's "boxing grannies," and these women are juking and jabbing their way to healthier lives.