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Andre Dirrell, Robbed!

In crime, entertainment, Politics/Nation, sports on October 19, 2009 at 5:40 pm

The fight between Andre Dirrell and Carl Froch was laughable at best.  This fight wreaked of judge payoffs. read more

Thousands expected for Forrest funeral

In news, Politics/Nation, sports on August 3, 2009 at 3:42 pm

 Vernon Forrest of Georgia poses during his official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena September 12, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Forrest will try to reclaim the WBC super welterweight title from Sergio Mora of California on September 13.

Thousands are expected to attend slain boxing champion Vernon Forrest’s funeral Monday, including boxers Oscar De La Hoya and Shane Mosley and R&B singer Frankie Beverly.

By ALEXIS STEVENS- Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Brazil police rule Gattis’ death suicide

In news, sports on July 30, 2009 at 6:30 pm


RIO DE JANEIRO (AP)—A Brazilian police investigation has determined that the death of boxer Arturo Gatti was a suicide and a court has ordered the release of his wife, once suspected of killing him, officials said Thursday.

Brazil police rule Gatti’s death suicide – Boxing – Yahoo! Sports.

Boxing Champ, Vernon Forrest Shot to Death

In news, sports on July 27, 2009 at 4:02 pm

Former two-division world champion Vernon Forrest was shot and killed Saturday night during an attempted robbery, police said Sunday.

Fulton County medical examiner Michele Stauffenberg confirmed the case was a homicide and that the autopsy showed Forrest died from “multiple gunshot wounds involving the torso and thigh.” Sgt. Lisa Keyes said a police report on the shooting was not immediately available.

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