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Freeport's Patrick Day to fight June 29

Freeport's Patrick Day gets ready by shadow boxing

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

From an under the radar amateur to a hot prospect, Freeport’s Patrick Day is fast becoming the fighter everyone is going to want to see in a few years.

His amateur record of 75-5 is nothing to overlook. Neither is his list of awards, including the 2012 152-pound USA Boxing National Championship, the 2012 PAL National Championship and the 2012 Golden Gloves title.

Day’s skills will be...

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Big-time boxing coming to New York

Nonito Donaire throwing a left hook to the

(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

It's going to be a super six-week run for boxing, particularly in New York.   It starts on April 13, with Top Rank's super bantamweight title unification bout between WBO champion Nonito Donaire (31-1) and WBA champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (11-0). Donaire is the reigning Fighter of the Year and Rigondeaux is a two-time Olympic gold medalist who defected from Cuba in 2009. This card will be...

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