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MACAU - NOVEMBER 24: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fights with Brandon Rios of the U.S. during their 'Clash in Cotai' WBO International Welterweight title bout on November 24, 2013 in Macau.

Keidel: Boxing Doesn’t Command The Bold Ink It Once Did

Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.

04/11/2014

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Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

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Queen Underwood Advances to Finals in US Olympic Boxing Trials

Seattle’s Queen Underwood won the most thrilling bout of the landmark tournament, held near Spokane, WA, weathering hundreds of punches from 19-year-old N’yteeyah Sherman before pulling out a 25-24 victory with a strong fourth round.

02/17/2012

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Queen Underwood Advances in Women’s Olympic Boxing Trials

Seattle’s Queen Underwood rolled into the winner’s bracket finals with a 27-20 victory over lightweight Mikaela Mayer on Tuesday night in the second session of the first U.S. Olympic women’s boxing team trials.

02/15/2012

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WA’s Underwood, Cruz Making History at First Women’s Olympic Boxing Trials

Seattle’s Queen Underwood and Christina Cruz both devoted their lives to boxing several years before women had any hope of Olympic glory. That opportunity arrives this week at the first U.S. Olympic team trials for women’s boxing outside of Spokane.

02/13/2012