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COVID forces Haim Gozali, Israeli MMA fighter, out of retirement

Gozali, who was the first Israeli MMA (mixed martial arts) fighter to do battle at Madison Square Garden, will make his bare-knuckle fighting debut on February 5 in Tampa, Florida.

By ALAN ZEITLIN
28/01/2021

Palestinian girls compete in a rare Gaza boxing contest

Hala Ayoub, 15, said she hoped the contest would show people that boxing is not only a man's sport.

By REUTERS
20/11/2020

‘Big Bad’ Olga: An Israeli fighter who doesn’t give up

Olga Rubin, 31, became a professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter at the age of 26, six months after the birth of her son.

By RUBENS ZADEL
30/09/2020
Benny Leonard

Story of Jewish boxer recruited by FBI to fight Nazis to become a movie

It may sound like fantasy, but Barry’s new novel tells the true story of American Jewish boxers in the years leading up to World War II, who played an active role in fighting Nazism in the US.

Amid coronavirus closures, Gaza's young female boxers train on the beach

The sight of over a dozen girls boxing on the beach while wearing face masks caught the eye of passersby in the Mediterranean coastal enclave, where the sport is mostly popular with men

By REUTERS
22/05/2020
Pick two focal points on opposite sides of the room. Balance on your tailbone and twist side to side

How to keep fit during lockdown, using only a baby and a stroller

Specifically, a boxing-inspired workout you can do at home with nothing but your bodyweight, your baby and your stroller.

By SHARON FEIEREISEN
16/04/2020
Tyson Fury

New WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury made antisemitic comments in 2016

“Just as antisemitism is being stamped out from football, the same should apply to boxing."

24/02/2020

Fury annihilates Wilder in heavyweight title rematch

Fury used his reach advantage to continually beat Wilder to the punch. He took total control in the third where he landed a right hand to Wilder's left ear to drop him to the canvas.

By REUTERS
23/02/2020
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