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The Liver Punch: Roll With The Punches

There are a variety of boxing phrases that have entered the lexicon of the general public. Probably the most well known is “roll with the punches.” It describes a specific skill within our sport, but almost everyone understands what it means on an intellectual and emotional level. The exact boxing technique is something I learned when fighting, but not well enough to explain...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Boxing great Aaron Pryor, who battled Arguello, dies at 60

Aaron Pryor, the relentless junior welterweight who fought two memorable bouts with Alexis Arguello, died Sunday. He was 60. Pryor's family issued a statement saying the boxer died at his home in Cincinnati after a long battle with heart disease. Known as ''The Hawk,'' Pryor was a crowd favorite who fought with a frenetic style, rarely if ever taking a step backward. His fights...
Via Associated Press
October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Junior welterweight great Aaron Pryor dies at age 60

Aaron Pryor, the relentless junior welterweight who fought two memorable bouts with Alexis Arguello, has died. Pryor's family issued a statement saying the 60-year-old boxer died Sunday at his home in Cincinnati after a long battle with heart disease. Known as ''The Hawk,'' Pryor was a crowd favorite who fought with a frenetic style, rarely if ever taking a step backward. His...
Via Associated Press
October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Jesse Hart Media Day (September 2, 2015)

Photos by Darryl Cobb Philadelphia, PA (September 2, 2015) – Jesse “Hard Work” Hart (17-0, 14 KOs) makes his truTV debut against Aaron Pryor Jr (19-8-1, 12 KOs) on September 11 in Las Vegas. Hart, the unified USBA/NABO super middleweight champion and one of Philadelphia’s fastest rising prospects, looked well-prepared and promised excitement at his media workout on Wednesday...
Via BadCulture
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Oscar Valdez vs. Chris Avalos, Jesse Hart vs. Aaron Pryor Jr on Sept 11th truTV card from Las Vegas

Oscar Valdez takes on Chris Avalos and Jesse Hart meets Aaron Pryor Jr on the fall debut of “The MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV,” kicking off the Mexican Independence Day weekend on Friday, September 11, at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The fight will be televised live on truTV, beginning at 10:00 p.m. EDT. The telecast will open with Hart against...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Upshaw takes on Aaron Pryor Jr. on Oct 23rd at private charity event in D.C.

Marcus "Arillius" Upshaw (17-13-2, 8 KOs) plans to jumpstart his career October 23 against fellow gatekeeper and upset specialist, Aaron Pryor Jr. (19-7, 12 KOs), in the 10-round main event on a private (no tickets sold or media coverage) Alarm Charity Boxing fundraiser event at Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. "I've fought everybody," Upshaw said from training camp...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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