Rasta in the Ring: The Life of Rastafarian Boxer Livingstone Bramble

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Livingstone Bramble, the “Rasta in the Ring,” was the fighter fans loved to hate. Born in the Caribbean, a lifelong believer of vegetarianism, marijuana, and reggae, he assured himself an all-time enigmatic reputation. Bramble was campy, provocative, moving, and exhilarating – sometimes all in the same minute. He went by a book not found on any library shelf. After all, what other athlete ever owned a dog named “Snake” or a snake named “Dog”? What other fighter ever considered changing his family surname to “Pit Bull?”

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Mexican Fighting Legend Yory Boy Campas in Montana

- Yory Boy Campas has been to places inside himself that most people would never risk venturing. Despite 101 wins and 79 knockouts, he is still hungry and tenacious after decades in the fight game.

Yory Boy Campas has been to places inside himself that most people would never risk venturing. Despite 101 wins and 79 knockouts, he is still hungry and tenacious after decades in the fight game.

At age 42, Campas (101-17-3) is a Mexican fighting legend. He has faced several critical moments of truth. He doesn’t plan to linger in our midst in a lesser form. He will be back at work on April 5 in Montana, on the road to perhaps another marquee shot.

Born in Sonora, Mexico, Luis Ramon Campas stacked up a 37-0 record (34 knockouts) before his 21st birthday.

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The Edge of Fight: Helena’s Duran Caferro Stays Active June 8

Young boxers can never find a single good reason as to why they should remain inactive. In marked contrast, seasoned boxers often become so sedentary – generally fighting no more than twice a year – that it drives fans insane with frustration.

Helena lightweight Duran Caferro Jr., 135 pounds, age 24, with a professional record of 5-1, sees no reason to wait for the ping of the next bell.

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