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Former Olympic gold-medal winning boxer retires, cites brain injuries

LONDON -- Former Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison has retired, saying repeated blows to the head have left him with brain injuries. The 43-year-old British fighter, who won the super-heavyweight gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, says medical tests showed he was suffering the effects of traumatic brain injury. Harrison says he has problems with vision, balance and mood...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

A Puncher’s Chance: Five Boxing Knockouts That Turned Around A Sure Defeat

The puncher’s chance is a beautiful thing. A boxer can be barely standing, fighting more by muscle memory than will, and yet there is always a chance that a single perfect punch can turn a hopeless fight — and sometimes even a drooping career — around in a split second. This wild card factor is behind some of boxing’s most electric moments. It’s exactly what saved Andy...
Via Bloguin Best
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

A Puncher’s Chance: Five Boxing Knockouts That Turned Around A Sure Defeat

The puncher’s chance is a beautiful thing. A boxer can be barely standing, fighting more by muscle memory than will, and yet there is always a chance that a single perfect punch can turn a hopeless fight — and sometimes even a drooping career — around in a split second. This wild card factor is behind some of boxing’s most electric moments. It’s exactly what saved Andy...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Skelton looking to turn Anthony Joshua into another Audley Harrison

Matt Skelton has warned Anthony Joshua that he’s planning to derail his pro career at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday – and says that Joshua could follow the same path as Audley Harrison. Skelton is Joshua’s seventh pro opponent after joining the paid ranks from winning Olympic gold medal at London 2012, and the young hotshot has blasted half a dozen fighters away inside...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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