After having cancer twice, Catherine decided to seize the day and challenge herself to do what she found meaningful in life. Now she's taking on Boxing for Breast Cancer Care. The first time, I was given three years to live.
The Louisiana State Boxing and Wrestling Commission has banned fighters with breast implants from boxing or mixed martial arts in the state. The surprise move was first reported by the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The ban is effective for 60 days as the commission investigates precedents and regulations in place in other states.
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Punches are digitally tracked, with wall monitors keeping count, and Havas is donating 25 cents per jab, uppercut, roundhouse right or whatever to The Pink Agenda, a nonprofit group supporting the cause. Right hook, left jab, punch after punch—when you take a stand and get active, the energy you exude energizes others around you. Plus, this is an ad agency, so there should be plenty of folks looking to violently vent their frustrations over torpedoed campaigns and the like.
Ultra White Collar Boxing is a unique opportunity for people with no boxing background to experience the wonderful world of boxing, in a safe and enjoyable environment. All of the participants take up White Collar Boxing for the same reasons; to get fit, learn a new sport, gain a real sense of achievement and to reach their own personal goals. This is not for professionals, it is for novices who want to get fit and try a new enjoyable experience!
Sarah Blewden, 25, took up the sport two years ago to keep fit and hoped to enter competitive bouts after discovering she had a natural talent. But the Amateur Boxing Association of England ABAE turned down her application on the grounds that the breast enlargement she underwent in put her at greater health risk. Repeated punches to the breast could also lead to distortion known as capsular contracture, he said.
Sarah Blewden, a year-old British model and hair salon owner, insists her breasts should not stand in the way of her competing as an amateur boxer. She suffered a blow to her ambitions when the Amateur Boxing Association of England ABAE recently told her she would be unable to register because of her breast implants. Their international regulations say that repeated blows to her chest could be dangerous, possibly knocking the implants out of shape and damaging her breast tissue.
Industry Boxing: Ladies Only is a white collar boxing event created to support Against Breast Cancer, a charity dedicated to funding ground-breaking research to improve detection, treatment and increase survival after breast cancer diagnosis. Any female who wants to get in incredible shape and help raise money for a good cause, this is the challenge for you! Our participants are currently training with a professional coach for 10 weeks to fight at the final event. Expect an evening of entertainment and fundraising!