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Battle of the Beast is Coming!

Boxing fans mark your calendars for September 24th at the Longbranch Saloon in Raleigh, NC and get your ringside tickets for Jawbreakers’ next big Fight Night! World Boxing Empire champ (and my personal friend and trainer) Bonnie “Queen B” Mann will box on the card, as will rising ring star Antoine “The Future” Alston. Tickets […]

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Bonnie Mann Fight Poster

Mama Said Knock You Out

Here are three excellent reasons you ought to come to the fights this Saturday night in the Raleigh Convention Center: You ought to be able to say “I’ve seen boxing live.” Doesn’t everyone have this on their bucket list? Watching a boxing fight on television is not nearly as exciting as seeing the real thing […]

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Boxing Teammates

Fight Night: Battle at the Expo 2

I will never be an MMA fighter. One tiny slip-up that another fighter can take advantage of, and boom, you’re in a arm bar or choke hold or whatever, and you’re tapping out and all those months of training for a fight vanish in a flash, leaving you blinking in the aftermath. Nope, not me. […]

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No Hand King

On a recent early morning drive into downtown, I got to see the No Hand King, one of our city’s most famous people. No Hand King Rodney Hines, who rides his bike — you guessed it, with no hands — during most waking hours, has a new Evel Knievel-style full-face helmet, and was actually using […]

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