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 Mural Arts Philadelphia unveiled plans and a first look at the latest work of art, which will honor legendary boxer and Philadelphian Smokin' Joe Frazier at an infamous spot boxing historians will definitely appreciate.
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Dan Wing
July 25, 2019 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia will soon add another mural to the hundreds already spread across the city. Mural Arts Philadelphia unveiled plans and a first look at the latest work of art, which will honor legendary boxer and Philadelphian Smokin' Joe Frazier at an infamous spot...
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Meldrick Taylor
Philadelphia Police Department
Kim Glovas
June 04, 2019 - 12:18 pm
UPDATED: 5:54 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Boxer Meldrick Taylor has been arrested on aggravated assault charges by Philadelphia police after his landlord tried to evict him. Police say two men showed up outside Taylor's home in the 2700 block of Lehigh Avenue around 11 p.m. Monday night to...
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Tyhler Williams (left) will make his professional boxing debut Feb. 23, 2019 at The Met Philadelphia. He was guided by Rock Ministries founder Buddy Osborn (right) for years.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
February 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Kensington man who runs a boxing ministry will be ringside this weekend, helping his young protege in his first professional fight . Every day, nearly 75 young people, mostly boys, walk the gauntlet of addicts under the El on Kensington Avenue to get to Rock...
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His first love is boxing, but playing classical piano is a close second for 23-year-old lightweight Jeremy Cuevas.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
February 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The newly restored Met in North Philadelphia returns to its 20th century boxing roots Saturday night . Nine fights are scheduled, and one will feature an up-and-coming lightweight from South Jersey who is also an accomplished musician. His first love is boxing, but...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, boxer Manny Pacquiao prays before breakfast at his home following his morning run in Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File
January 21, 2019 - 7:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spokesman for boxer Manny Pacquiao says the famed fighter's Los Angeles home was robbed at about the time he was in the ring with rival Adrien Broner in Las Vegas. Spokesman Mike Quinn confirmed the burglary to NBC News. Los Angeles Police Department public information officer...
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Jersey Joe Walcott
Courtesy of Vincent Cream
David Madden
August 11, 2018 - 6:09 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An effort is underway to erect a statue in Camden to honor a native son who made his name in the boxing ring, and later in life his community. Jersey Joe Walcott held the heavyweight championship for a year in the early '50s before surrendering it to Rocky. Marciano...
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