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November 30, 2022
Bahamian boxing team wins six medals in Florida

A Bahamian national boxing team recently travelled to the Sugar Bert Boxing WBC (World Boxing Council) Tournament that was held at the Wyndham Orlando Resort & Conference Center Celebration Area in Kissimmee, Florida, and returned with six medals – two gold and four silver. The team, which consisted of five members, including three from Grand Bahama, exceeded al...

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November 15, 2022
Strachan appoints Knowles as boxing association president

In a state of inactivity for many years, the Bahamas Boxing Federation (BBF) is looking to reactivate the New Providence Boxing Association to assist with the development of the sport of boxing here in the capital. Also, it has been reported that there is unrest among some of the local clubs. BBF President Vincent Strachan is optimistic that the revitalization ...
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November 15, 2022
BBF looking to send 10-member team to boxing tournament

In a last-ditch effort to send a local boxing team to the Sugar Bert Boxing WBC (World Boxing Council) Tournament Series, the Bahamas Boxing Federation (BBF) is appealing for funds from corporate Bahamas, or the general public, to make the trip a reality. The federation is looking to send a 10-member team to the tournament in Kissimmee, Florida, this ...
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September 26, 2022
Boxing is back

The national boxing facility at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex came alive on Saturday night as boxing enthusiasts came out to see four title matches and two exhibition matches at the inaugural Fred Sturrup Boxing Championships that was promoted by the Major Pain Boxing Club. The featured fight of the night was a heavyweight amateur match between ...
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September 16, 2022
Retired Boxers Hall of Fame Awards rescheduled

The Retired Boxers Association inaugural Hall of Fame Awards program that was originally scheduled for this coming Sunday, September 18 has been postponed and will now take place at a date to be announced in late October. It was set to be held at the JCN Broadcast Center on University Drive in New Providence. However, ...
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August 30, 2022
Man arrested after marijuana found by police in snack box

A NASSAU Village man was arrested in Ocean Cay, Bimini, following the discovery of suspected marijuana concealed in a snack container, police reported.

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July 21, 2022
Major to throw his name in the hat for boxing federation president

There is no date set as yet for the Bahamas Boxing Federation's (BBF) election of officers but it is due to happen at some point this year. One of the persons who is interested in the presidency is retired boxer Meacher "Major Pain" Major. Major has been around the sport since he was 12 years old ...
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May 22, 2018
National boxing unity is essential

Several weeks ago, Vincent Strachan was returned to the presidency of the country's parent amateur boxing body, the Bahamas Boxing Federation. The process that led to his election was controversial. There were charges of rigged registrations to secure certain votes. Accordingly, there was an expected [...]
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May 23, 2018
Boxing federation accused of irregularities, but election results still considered official

One faction of the Bahamas Boxing Federation (the amateur arm of national boxing in the country) is determined to move on with the business of energizing the sport. Members of another group continue to make allegations of irregularities against those who conducted the recent election [...]
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May 23, 2022
Boxing leaders meet to direct new path

Passionate leaders within the sport of boxing met on Saturday during a conclave. The conclave, which was spearheaded by Bahamas Boxing Commission (BBC) Chairman Fred Sturrup, facilitated members of various boxing organizations. They met at the Castaways Resort in Grand Bahama to seriously discuss ways to revitalize and elevate the sport of boxing in the country. In attendance along with ...
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