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December to remember when Grant Hill stops by your gym

December to remember when Grant Hill stops by your gym

December 22, 2017 No Comments

On December 3, 2017, at 9:49 a.m. GM Dana Donahue had the chore of welcoming a special guest to her Encinitas Boxing and Fitness gym. As you might imagine, Dana, who has a reputation for being a fun person was overjoyed to learn that her special guest was none other than NBA legend Grant Hill. Less we forget, […]

Friends and acquaintances who remind us of someone famous
A festive St. Patty’s Day should last a full week

A festive St. Patty’s Day should last a full week

March 16, 2015 No Comments

In this article, we’re going to break many of the rules of good journalism: 1) like staying on topic, 2) getting too personal and using the pronouns “I and We” and 3) we’re going to set aside the notion of objectivity, never showing any sign of favoritism or prejudice. That’s all hogwash anyway.

Worst fighters ever plus the distinction between Guts and Balls

Worst fighters ever plus the distinction between Guts and Balls

October 8, 2014 No Comments

Too often, only the very best fighters get our attention. Think about it. Where would they be without the losers? The guys with that “L” stamped on their forehead. The ones who have made the superstar’s life so rewarding, made them so popular, made them so filthy rich.

Some boxers will do anything to win over the crowd

Some boxers will do anything to win over the crowd

February 8, 2014 No Comments

The following videotape is from a night spot in Moscow, Russia, circa 2006, showing this one gentleman who was willing to go to any length in order to entertain the spectators. To start with, this young man had an unusual haircut and was continually allowing his opponent to take the first punch while he kept […]

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