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Former Olympian boxer and Commonwealth medalist, Jerry Okorodudu has attributed the shoddy showing of Team Nigeria boxers at the London 2012 Olympics to inadequate exposure and poor mentoring.

Okorodudu, believes that the boxing duo of Lukman Lawal and Akanji Muideen, would have faired better at the Games if they were exposed to enough fighting tutelage from ex-Olympians in the country.

AMIR Khan has had his WBA super-lightweight title reinstated ahead of his fight against WBC champion Danny Garcia. The WBA announced on Wednesday that the Briton was being reinstated as champion. Garcia and Khan will hold in Las Vegas. Khan lost his WBA and IBF titles to Lamont Peterson in controversial circumstances last December.  “I'm glad the WBA are reinstating me as champion. It means I walk into this fight as world champion," said the 25-year-old.

FOLLOWING the short listing of female boxing in the forth coming London 2012 Olympics, many female pugilists are already are already punching themselves to qualification, and preparing, all in a bid to make history in the prestigious games and bring glory to their various countries.
Female Boxers from Britain, the United States, Australia, and China are already warming up and keen to trade blows.

COME June 1, undefeated boxer, Floyd Mayweather would be locked up in prison, to serve his 87 days sentencing for misdemeanor domestic violence and harassment charges, which was reached in a plea bargain.
Reacting to the stake reality of been boxed-in in jail, the flamboyant boxer went down memory lane, reminiscing the ups and downs of life, saying that he would face his time in prison the same manner he handles challenges of his life.
“I was born for this. My life has always been a roller-coaster ride.

ZIMBABWEAN-BORN fighter Dereck Chisora insists he can defy his critics at Munich on 18 February, by becoming the next man to beat Vitali Klitschko since after Lennox Lewis performed the same feat nine years ago.
He claims he is not concerned about the pessimistic noises emanating from the boxing world about his chances of success in next month's fight in Munich's Olympiahalle.
"I don't care what people think," Chisora said. "They are not the ones who are going in to the ring.
"I am the one who is doing the fighting, so I will decide what happens.
Eleven fighters have failed to beat Klitschko since Lewis  stopped the Ukrainian in 2003, but Chisora claims he has what it takes to cause an upset.
"Vitali has been around a long time. He is the king of the sport, but it's about time that somebody came in who is young and fresh and I am going to 'whup' his ass," Chisora said
"A lot of people have tried to stop him but they don't have the swagger and the passion to go in there and do the business that I have got.

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