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Gorham’s Sponsors Nikki Bascome Match

Gorham’s Sponsors Nikki Bascome Match

Local welterweight champion boxer Nikki Bascome is getting set to enter the ring again for the ‘Takeover Fight Night’ event, thanks in part to sponsorship for Gorham’s. The home improvement store, currently in its 80th year, is the lead sponsor for Mr. Bascome’s upcoming match on December 3 in the Berkeley Institute Gymnasium. To... Read more of this article

Dr Brown Reflects On Muhammad Ali’s Legacy

Dr Brown Reflects On Muhammad Ali’s Legacy

[Opinion column written by Dr Ewart Brown] Even though he was only four years older, I always thought of Muhammad Ali as my big brother. I first met him as a teenager, outside my father’s bar in Flatts, and shook his huge right hand. I have adored the brother ever since. I followed every written or televised word about Cassius Clay. My admiration... Read more of this article

Masjid Muhammad Remembers Muhammad Ali

Masjid Muhammad Remembers Muhammad Ali

Following the passing of Muhummad Ali on June 3, Imam Basim Muwwakkill and the members of Bermuda’s Masjid Muhammad have paid tribute to a man they said was “more than a legendary boxer, he was a man who was committed to fighting injustice.” A spokesperson said, “While it is with great sadness to hear the passing of our dearly... Read more of this article

Column: Muhammad Ali, The Passing Of An Icon

Column: Muhammad Ali, The Passing Of An Icon

[Written by Glenn Fubler] The death of ‘The Greatest’ – Muhammad Ali – on June 3rd marks the passing of an icon. Sports Illustrated had named him ‘Sportsman of the 20th Century’ and the BBC called him the ‘Sports Personality’ of that Century. His skill as a boxer was without question, however his commitment to principle –... Read more of this article

Column: Muhammad Ali Taught Us To Stand Up

Column: Muhammad Ali Taught Us To Stand Up

[Written by Chris Famous] When I think of Muhammad Ali his illustrious boxing career does not event come into my mind. Not one stat, not one fight. What does come into my mind is my entire primary school being sat down in the early 1970’s to watch a movie about a black man with a strange name who was prepared to lose all that he had in order to stand... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley Pays Tribute to Muhammad Ali

Premier Dunkley Pays Tribute to Muhammad Ali

Premier Michael Dunkley joined those around the world in paying tribute to the iconic and legendary ‎boxer, activist and humanitarian, the late Muhammad Ali, who passed away this weekend. Premier Dunkley said, ‎”On behalf of the Government and people of Bermuda I offer sincere condolences to the family of Muhammad Ali and the people of the... Read more of this article

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies At 74

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies At 74

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, according to multiple international media reports. “After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away,” said spokesman Bob Gunnell in a statement. “The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer died this evening. The Ali family would like to thank... Read more of this article

Video: “10 Most” Spotlights Boxer Nikki Bascome

Video: “10 Most” Spotlights Boxer Nikki Bascome

The “10 Most Fascinating People of Bermuda 2015″ series continues today with the fifth video release featuring boxer Nikki Bascome. Host Lisa Pickering introduces Mr Bascome by saying, “Professional boxer Nikki Bascome was orphaned at a young age and, although supported by his grandmother and godmother, his early teenage years were trying, to... Read more of this article

Team Oracle Will “Take On” Artemis In Boxing

Team Oracle Will “Take On” Artemis In Boxing

At the boxing event held at the Fairmont Southampton, Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill, a boxing fan who attended to watch the bouts, alluded to the possibility of a boxing match between America’s Cup sailing teams in the future. Answering questions from the announcer, Mr. Spithill said, “We love Bermuda, we are very thankful to be... Read more of this article

Ten Videos: Local & International Boxers Fight

Ten Videos: Local & International Boxers Fight

A number of boxers – both local and international — took to the ring on Saturday, November 7 in front of a packed crowd at the Fairmont Southampton, with the title match-up seeing Bermuda’s Nikki Bascome demolish Mexican boxer Pilo Reyes in under three minutes. It was a very successful night for the Bermuda boxing community,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Shannon Ford v Stefan Dill

Photos & Video: Shannon Ford v Stefan Dill

Shannon Ford from the Bermuda Sanshou Association took on Stefan Dill from the Police Gym at the boxing event held on Saturday, November 7th at the Fairmont Southampton, with Ford defeating Dill in front of the packed crowd.The title match-up saw Bermudian professional boxer Nikki Bascome defeat Mexico’s Pilo Reyes by technical knockout, with... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Corey Boyce v Daniel Avram

Photos & Video: Corey Boyce v Daniel Avram

Corey Boyce from the Bermuda Muay Thai Association took on Canada’s Daniel Avram at the boxing event held on Saturday, November 7th at the Fairmont Southampton, with Boyce defeating Avram in front of the packed crowd.The title match-up saw Bermudian professional boxer Nikki Bascome defeat Mexico’s Pilo Reyes by technical knockout, with... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Robert Somner v Di’Andre Burgess

Photos/Video: Robert Somner v Di’Andre Burgess

Robert Somner from the Controversy Boxing Gym took on Di’Andre Burgess from Police Gym at the boxing event held on Saturday, November 7th at the Fairmont Southampton, with Somner defeating Burgess in front of the packed crowd. Robert Somner won the unanimous points decision over Di’Andre Burgess, with the award presented by Jeff Sousa of Sousa’s... Read more of this article

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