Cuba boxing coup a boost for Wu Ching-kuo's IOC presidency bid
Cuban boxers have dominated amateur boxing at Olympic and world championships – producing legends such as the late Teofilo Stevenson and Felix Savon. But they have been barred from competing professionally since Fidel Castro took power in 1959.
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Undefeated, “Shango” James seeks title
James is from Minneapolis, and started competing in amateur boxing at the age of 10. He has been training at the Circle of Discipline, Inc., under the guidance of Sankara Frazier. James turned pro in 2010, after competing in amateur boxing for 12 years.
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Former professional boxer turned Nuneaton hotelier returns to ring at 40
He had eight amateur boxing bouts before turning pro – and had a string of successes in his 28-fight senior career which included sparring with multi-disciplined world champion Naseem Hamed and even fought on the same bill as the 'Prince' in March 2000.
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