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90 percent of boxers suffer brain injuries; only sport without concussion policy

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Boxing and concussions seem to go together … and at this time … it doesn’t look like that’s going to change. Nick Mancini brings us the story.

Brain injuries, concussions affect boxers in later years

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Lack of a standardized governing body deters safety in boxing
Nearly 90 percent of boxers suffer a brain injury, according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Youngstown boxer never acclaimed in hometown

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Writers who put the words “Youngstown” and “boxing” in a sentence are likely to put the names “Kelly Pavlik” or “Ray Mancini” in that sentence, too.

Youngstown ‘attitude’ translates into boxing success

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Close your eyes and picture this. An arena is filled with a haze of smoke from cigarettes and cigars. The men are dressed in suits and wear felt fedoras. The women are wearing evening gowns and fur coats. Some are sitting. Some standing. But all are focused on the two men in the square ring.