In his landmark sociological study ("Body and Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer") of the role of boxing gyms in the mean streets of the Windy City, Professor Loic Wacquant argued that for many, the gym is an island of peace and stability.
f you want to work up a sweat, get in shape and find a sport that can help you pick up a self-defense skill, mixed martial arts is the way to go.
There is not the hype around the Dos Santos vs. Velasquez fight that there was around Sonnen vs. Silva II, or that there is around the upcoming GSP vs. Nick Diaz fight in March, but you could argue that there should be.
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They believe America really will be better off in a very fundamental way if their candidate wins. When held against that, what is the harm in a few inconvenienced voters? Except there is a reason that cheating is bad.
There is an American in the wings who, within a year, might be able to challenge for the greatest prize in sports -- the heavyweight championship. The man with the promise is, Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell.
Haymakers for Hope proves that the sweet science of boxing can make healthy contributions to medical research. On November 8, the Haymakers sponsored its third boxing show at the Roseland Ballroom in New York.
Unlike most people around the country who have little recourse against powerful media companies, Connecticut voters can use their democratic rights as citizens to send a message to the Linda McMahons of the world.
Both candidates exhibited their anger and dislike for the other. At the last debate there was only one opponent in the ring. In this debate was saw an energized, agitated Barack Obama climb in the ring, punching and counter-punching from the opening bell.
The movie is a combination of hope, humor and heart. After a somewhat slow start, the movie wins the audience over and pulls them into this story of a man with a mission.
Tomorrow night's debate should prove to be a fascinating one. It may get downright brutal at times. Both Ryan and Biden are fully capable of going for the jugular, and the Obama team knows it is in a slump.
When we thought all hope was gone for our longtime idol we were given a gift that would redeem him in our eyes forever. We were given the greatest sex tape EVER! Last week, a preview of Hulk's rumored sex tape was finally released.
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What Cruz did is awesome, and he will be a role model; every athlete who comes out is. But this doesn't mean we will see a parade of fighters (or other athletes) coming out. It doesn't work that way. For anyone, coming out is an intensely personal decision.
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I want to tell you about an unsung suburban unaware-of-feminism-whatsoever Pennsylvanian housewife, mother of four, who in the embryonic days of the women's movement, in one fluke moment, became a frickin' bona fide boxing judge!