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Mike Tyson Opens Up About Career, New Boxing Promotion

Mike Tyson is without question one of the most famous boxers in the world. Today, he talked about his life, career and a new boxing promotion he’s bringing to the city.

04/15/2014

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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Female Boxer Hopes To Make It Big At The 2016 Olympics

On the 9th floor of the BNY Mellon building downtown, you’ll find the desk of Jennifer Chieng. As she calmly types away, you’d never know there’s a fire brewing.

08/16/2013

File photo of boxing legend Larry Holmes. (credit: Getty Images)

Retired Boxer Holmes Wins Pa. Parking Dispute

Former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes has won a legal round in a towing dispute at his eastern Pennsylvania restaurant.

05/21/2013

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Best CrossFit Studios In Pittsburgh

Characterized by high-intensity, metabolic conditioning and Olympic lifting workouts, CrossFit implements a vast array of training equipment. Here are the Best CrossFit Studios in Pittsburgh.

11/03/2012

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Pittsburgh’s Best Mixed Martial Arts Facilities

Mixed martial arts incorporates a multitude of hand-to-hand combat styles including boxing, kick-boxing, muay Thai, Greco-Roman wrestling, judo, tae kwon do, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Sambo and even elements of sumo wrestling. The vast majority of the fighters at gyms that provide this training, however, are not trying to become then next Randy Couture and most will never fight professionally. Instead, it’s the discipline, strength, endurance, agility and sense of accomplishment that brings them back to gyms like these, Pittsburgh’s best five, time and again.

04/21/2012

Josh Himes

“Mr. High School Sports” – Monaca Grad Fighting For Glory

93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger recently caught up with a state boxing champion currently trying to make a name for himself both professionally and in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

93-7 The Fan–08/15/2011

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Monty Meza Clay: My Comeback Begins Now

Monty Meza Clay joined The FAN Morning show Friday to preview his August 13th fight against Carlos Rivera at Rivers Casino.

93-7 The Fan–07/22/2011

Monty Meza-Clay

Local Fighter Meza-Clay Talks to JB

Rankin native Monty Meza-Clay recently sat down with 93.7 The Fan’s Jon Burton to discuss his upcoming bout.

93-7 The Fan–04/23/2011