International Boxing News – September 20 2016

Making a difference – boxing in prison

BOXING makes a difference. There are seemingly countless anecdotes to show how our sport has the power to change people’s lives. But now it’s important to prove it.
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HBO’s boxing position emphasizes importance of improved fight quality

HBO’s challenging environment in staging boxing cards this year could wind up enhancing the sport.
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Group working to bring back community boxing club

A group of community members in Staunton are working to bring back the Staunton Boxing Club by raising $60,000 to repair the old boxing gym in the Queen City.
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Canelo Alvarez Injury: Updates on Boxing Star’s Hand and Recovery

Canelo Alvarez won’t fight again in 2016 after fracturing his right hand
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‘The Royale’ is a knockout story about boxing in the Jim Crow South

“The Royale: A Play in Six Rounds” at ACT, is about boxer Jay Jackson (played by Jarrod M.Smith), a character based on Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion of the world. Ameenah Kaplan directs.
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