World News – United States – World Championship Boxers Return to Training Site to Thank Local Community – Fox21Online


BARNUM, Minn – Returning August 8, Minneapolis boxers Jamal « Shango » James and David Morrell Jr. each won world championship titles on national television They both trained in Circle of Discipline Gym in Barnum and on Tuesday they returned to thank the communities of Barnum and Moose Lake

James won the interim WBA welterweight crown with a unanimous decision over Thomas Dulorme The 32-year-old said his training camp was grueling, not only with boxing but also because of other factors

“The journey itself has been a long and difficult journey So, to be able to get through everything we’ve been through with COVID, with the George Floyd, with just personal family matters, and stay here and focus on that and then fighting hard and bringing those titles back to Minnesota felt extremely good, ”James said

Morrell Jr defeated Lennox Allen to win the interim WBA supermiddle belt in just his third professional fight in his career The 22-year-old says he is proud to represent his new home in Minneapolis, as well as his family in Cuba

« It’s great Without them I would be nothing From my mother to my younger brothers the support has been so rewarding Even though the circumstances in Cuba were a bit difficult they were able to follow along and be there no matter what. ‘it happens throughout the process,’ said Morrell Jr said through a translator

The two say they won’t be fighting in the near future, but they will definitely be back in the ring in 2021

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World Championship Boxers Return to the training site to thank the local community
World champion boxers revisit Barnum gym to thank the community



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