professional boxing


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Noun1.professional boxing - boxing for money
sport - the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs - fighting with the fists
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17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Boxing Federation Global ("IBF" or "the Organization"), a non-profit organization governing the efficiency and uniformity in the supervision of professional boxing, today announced strong market entry plans into China with the appointment of Ruihang Wang as the President of IBF China, who will serve as the official and exclusive representative of IBF in the Greater China region, including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
PROFESSIONAL boxing seems to be the latest flavour.
The 57-year-old is the first woman to receive the Maurice Cullen Memorial Trophy from the Board's Northern Council, given for outstanding service to professional boxing.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ehsan Rouzbahani, Iran's only representative in the League of Professional Boxing, defeated his Mauritanian rival in the final competition and secured his quota in Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Brazil.
A spokesman for the British Boxing Board of Control, who regulate professional boxing in the UK, said it does not condone the "white collar" form of the sport.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Professional Boxing League (PPBL) will organize "Night of Champions" on the occasion of Punjab Youth Festival to be started from next month in Lahore.
Valleys boy George Evans tells how he turned to professional boxing to earn extra money to buy his family a better home.
The show was organised by Andy McLean, a Commonwealth Games bronze medallist in 1998, and was his 13th white collar fight night after his professional boxing career was cut short by injury in 2002.
OQBP has become prominent following their acquisition of protege two -time Women Professional Boxing Federation and African Boxing Union (ABU) bantamweight champion heroin, Catherine Phiri and Zimbabwean ABU welterweight champion, Charles Manyuchi.
Abu Dhabi: Residents of Abu Dhabi can look forward to the first professional boxing competition in the city when US-based Lion Heart Boxing Productions stages its acclaimed aACAyThursday Night Fights' series at the du Forum on Yas Island.
Summary: London: London's Olympic Park will host top-level professional boxing bouts from September, boosting efforts to .

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