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VIDEO: Old-time boxing coach the icon of Ogden's Marshall White Center

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 22 2014 - 8:59am

OGDEN -- Ask Linnard Holston what he does at the Marshall White Community and Recreation Center two days a week and he'll tell you not much.The 84-year-old says his job overseeing youth who frequent the center is about babysitting and passing the time.

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Power in your punch: Former Olympian shares workout

Vicky Hallett
Feb 17 2014 - 5:17pm

With her debut DVD, "Power Boxing Workout," 24-year-old flyweight Marlen Esparza, who brought home a bronze medal from the 2012 Olympics, introduces viewers to the technique and lingo of boxing and her training philosophy."It's how I throw punches. It's how I learned," says Esparza, who was drawn to her dad's favorite sport at the age of 11.With...

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VIDEO: West remains unbeaten with four-round win

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 5 2014 - 9:37pm

OGDEN -- Undefeated cruiserweight boxer Jesse West is now 3-0 after scoring a hard-fought four-round decision over Elmer Rivera in one of the featured bouts Saturday night in Ogden at the Summit Hotel.Before a packed crowd, West, of Fruit Heights, had to fend off the charging Rivera, of Mesquite, Nevada, who was very aggressive. However, the...

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VIDEO: Boxing at the Summit Hotel on January 4, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Jan 5 2014 - 7:09pm

Yahir Estrada defeated Preston Tiffany in the 65 pound weight class. Jaden Lopez defeated Mehki Benn in the 75 pound weight class. Mateo Holt defeated Noa Prieto in the 98 pound weight class. Jesus Saldana defeated Eric Nikimbuna in the 125 pound weight class. Jaimee Pope defeaded Monica Sustaita in the 135 pound weight class.  Zander Caffall...

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GALLERY: Boxing at the Summit Hotel on January 4, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Jan 5 2014 - 2:36am

Yahir Estrada defeated Preston Tiffany in the 65 pound weight class. Jaden Lopez defeated Mehki Benn in the 75 pound weight class. Mateo Holt defeated Noa Prieto in the 98 pound weight class. Jesus Saldana defeated Eric Nikimbuna in the 125 pound weight class. Jaimee Pope defeaded Monica Sustaita in the 135 pound weight class. Zander Caffall defeated Santana DeCarlo in the 95 pound weight class. Eathen Zumbriskie defeated Kacey Raddom in the 175 pound weight class. Danny Galloway defeated Adam Eazily with a TKO in the second round of the 158 pound weight class. Bladimir Estrada defeated Marco Alvarez in the 165 pound weight class. Among the professionals, Isaac Agular defeated Shanatu Hogue, Jesse West defeated Elmer Rivera and Francisco Jelel Lopez defeated Lee Tibbitts at the Summit Hotel in Ogden on Saturday, January 4, 2014.

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Davis County's West headlines Ogden boxing card

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner
Jan 1 2014 - 12:25pm

Saturday night at the Summit Hotel in Ogden, former Rocky Mountain Golden Gloves champion Jesse West will look to go 3-0 as a professional.The 200-pounder West, who fights as a cruiserweight out of Fruit Heights, is scheduled to meet Elmer Rivera. As a heavyweight amateur in 2013, West reached the quarterfinals of the national Golden Gloves.

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Boxing: Pacquiao beats Rios in unanimous decision

Chris Lines, The Associated Press
Nov 24 2013 - 12:48am

MACAU -- Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios by unanimous decision on Sunday, returning to his winning ways after consecutive losses.Back in the ring for the first time in almost a year, Pacquiao wore Rios down with his trademark combinations and won 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110 on the scorecards at The Venetian casino in Macau.

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Cobia earns first win with six-round decision

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 16 2013 - 11:57pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- At the end of six grueling boxing rounds at The Complex Friday night in Salt Lake City, Davis County Sheriff's deputy Gary Cobia sank to his knees when he heard his name announced as the winner.

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VIDEO: Old-time boxing coach the icon of Ogden's Marshall White Center

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 22 2014 - 8:59am

OGDEN -- Ask Linnard Holston what he does at the Marshall White Community and Recreation Center two days a week and he'll tell you not much.The 84-year-old says his job overseeing youth who frequent the center is about babysitting and passing the time.

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VIDEO: West remains unbeaten with four-round win

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 5 2014 - 9:37pm

OGDEN -- Undefeated cruiserweight boxer Jesse West is now 3-0 after scoring a hard-fought four-round decision over Elmer Rivera in one of the featured bouts Saturday night in Ogden at the Summit Hotel.Before a packed crowd, West, of Fruit Heights, had to fend off the charging Rivera, of Mesquite, Nevada, who was very aggressive. However, the...

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VIDEO: Boxing at the Summit Hotel on January 4, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Jan 5 2014 - 7:09pm

Yahir Estrada defeated Preston Tiffany in the 65 pound weight class. Jaden Lopez defeated Mehki Benn in the 75 pound weight class. Mateo Holt defeated Noa Prieto in the 98 pound weight class. Jesus Saldana defeated Eric Nikimbuna in the 125 pound weight class. Jaimee Pope defeaded Monica Sustaita in the 135 pound weight class.  Zander Caffall...

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VIDEO: Davis County sheriff’s deputy Cobia earns first win in pro boxing ring

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 16 2013 - 6:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- At the end of six grueling boxing rounds at The Complex Friday night in Salt Lake City, Davis County Sheriff's deputy Gary Cobia sank to his knees when he heard his name announced as the winner.On his knees, raising his arms in triumph, Clearfield's Cobia celebrated a hard-fought unanimous decision over Ogden heavyweight Fred...

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VIDEO: Clearfield boxer has a badge, but seeking first ring win

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 12 2013 - 7:38pm

Earlier this year, at Ogden's Summit Hotel, Ogden boxing trainer Dave Foley was in the dressing room of Clearfield heavyweight Gary Cobia. As Foley, who was there to help in the corner, relates, Cobia's energy and pre-fight enthusiasm were beyond intense.

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GALLERY: Boxing at the Summit Hotel on January 4, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Jan 5 2014 - 2:36am

Yahir Estrada defeated Preston Tiffany in the 65 pound weight class. Jaden Lopez defeated Mehki Benn in the 75 pound weight class. Mateo Holt defeated Noa Prieto in the 98 pound weight class. Jesus Saldana defeated Eric Nikimbuna in the 125 pound weight class. Jaimee Pope defeaded Monica Sustaita in the 135 pound weight class. Zander Caffall defeated Santana DeCarlo in the 95 pound weight class. Eathen Zumbriskie defeated Kacey Raddom in the 175 pound weight class. Danny Galloway defeated Adam Eazily with a TKO in the second round of the 158 pound weight class. Bladimir Estrada defeated Marco Alvarez in the 165 pound weight class. Among the professionals, Isaac Agular defeated Shanatu Hogue, Jesse West defeated Elmer Rivera and Francisco Jelel Lopez defeated Lee Tibbitts at the Summit Hotel in Ogden on Saturday, January 4, 2014.

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GALLERY: Cobia vs Spitzenberg

Briana Scroggins
Nov 16 2013 - 2:31pm

Heavyweights Gary Cobia, of Clearfield, and Fred Spitzenberg, of Ogden, fought at The Complex in Salt Lake City on November 15, 2013. A close fight, Cobia won against Spitzenberg. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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VIDEO: Old-time boxing coach the icon of Ogden's Marshall White Center

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 22 2014 - 8:59am

OGDEN -- Ask Linnard Holston what he does at the Marshall White Community and Recreation Center two days a week and he'll tell you not much.The 84-year-old says his job overseeing youth who frequent the center is about babysitting and passing the time.

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VIDEO: West remains unbeaten with four-round win

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 5 2014 - 9:37pm

OGDEN -- Undefeated cruiserweight boxer Jesse West is now 3-0 after scoring a hard-fought four-round decision over Elmer Rivera in one of the featured bouts Saturday night in Ogden at the Summit Hotel.Before a packed crowd, West, of Fruit Heights, had to fend off the charging Rivera, of Mesquite, Nevada, who was very aggressive. However, the...

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VIDEO: Boxing at the Summit Hotel on January 4, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Jan 5 2014 - 7:09pm

Yahir Estrada defeated Preston Tiffany in the 65 pound weight class. Jaden Lopez defeated Mehki Benn in the 75 pound weight class. Mateo Holt defeated Noa Prieto in the 98 pound weight class. Jesus Saldana defeated Eric Nikimbuna in the 125 pound weight class. Jaimee Pope defeaded Monica Sustaita in the 135 pound weight class.  Zander Caffall...

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GALLERY: Boxing at the Summit Hotel on January 4, 2014

Briana Scroggins
Jan 5 2014 - 2:36am

Yahir Estrada defeated Preston Tiffany in the 65 pound weight class. Jaden Lopez defeated Mehki Benn in the 75 pound weight class. Mateo Holt defeated Noa Prieto in the 98 pound weight class. Jesus Saldana defeated Eric Nikimbuna in the 125 pound weight class. Jaimee Pope defeaded Monica Sustaita in the 135 pound weight class. Zander Caffall defeated Santana DeCarlo in the 95 pound weight class. Eathen Zumbriskie defeated Kacey Raddom in the 175 pound weight class. Danny Galloway defeated Adam Eazily with a TKO in the second round of the 158 pound weight class. Bladimir Estrada defeated Marco Alvarez in the 165 pound weight class. Among the professionals, Isaac Agular defeated Shanatu Hogue, Jesse West defeated Elmer Rivera and Francisco Jelel Lopez defeated Lee Tibbitts at the Summit Hotel in Ogden on Saturday, January 4, 2014.

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VIDEO: Davis County sheriff’s deputy Cobia earns first win in pro boxing ring

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 16 2013 - 6:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- At the end of six grueling boxing rounds at The Complex Friday night in Salt Lake City, Davis County Sheriff's deputy Gary Cobia sank to his knees when he heard his name announced as the winner.On his knees, raising his arms in triumph, Clearfield's Cobia celebrated a hard-fought unanimous decision over Ogden heavyweight Fred...

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GALLERY: Cobia vs Spitzenberg

Briana Scroggins
Nov 16 2013 - 2:31pm

Heavyweights Gary Cobia, of Clearfield, and Fred Spitzenberg, of Ogden, fought at The Complex in Salt Lake City on November 15, 2013. A close fight, Cobia won against Spitzenberg. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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VIDEO: Clearfield boxer has a badge, but seeking first ring win

Doug Gibson, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 12 2013 - 7:38pm

Earlier this year, at Ogden's Summit Hotel, Ogden boxing trainer Dave Foley was in the dressing room of Clearfield heavyweight Gary Cobia. As Foley, who was there to help in the corner, relates, Cobia's energy and pre-fight enthusiasm were beyond intense.

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GALLERY: Professional Boxing in Ogden

Reynaldo Leal
Mar 23 2013 - 11:34am

Professiona boxing cards at the Marriott in Ogden, Friday March 22, 2013.

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