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Norfolk native Keshawn Davis makes pro boxing debut

by Arion Hall Norfolk native and number one amateur boxer Keyshawn Davis made his professional boxing debut on the Canelo vs. Yildirim undercard on February 27. Davis finished the fight in the second round by technical knockout. Davis was set to compete in the 2020 Olympic Games; however, due to Covid-19, his hopes and dreams … Continue reading

Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95
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Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

MIAMI (AP) — Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” for which Robert DeNiro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. He was 95. LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to fiancee … Continue reading

Sugar Ramos, champion shadowed by 2 ring deaths, dies at 75
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Sugar Ramos, champion shadowed by 2 ring deaths, dies at 75

Sugar Ramos, champion shadowed by 2 ring deaths, dies at 75 By TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer Sugar Ramos, the Cuban featherweight champion whose fists led to two ring deaths — one inspiring a Bob Dylan song — has died in Mexico City. He was 75. He died Sunday from cancer complications, the World Boxing Council … Continue reading