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Boxer Mike Tyson trains at Central Boxing Club on May 27, 2005 in Phoenix, Arizona.
  
Tommy Morrison jumps rope as he trains at the Main Street Gym on September 28, 1995 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  
Noriko Kariya of Toronto, Canada trains at Arden's Sweet Science Gym on May 10, 2005 in Brooklyn, New York.
     
  
Mike Tyson after a training session in Atlantic City, New Jersey 1991.
  
Michael Moorer trains with Teddy Atlas on March 25, 1994 in Palm Springs, California.
  
Fernando Vargas trains on January 10, 1996 in Oxnard, California.
     
  
Jon Jones enters the octagon before fighting against Chael Sonnen in their light heavyweight championship bout during the UFC 159 event at the Prudential Center on April 27, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.
  
Georges St-Pierre (L) knocks down Jake Shields during their Welterweight Championship bout at UFC 129 in the Rogers Centre on April 30, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario.
  
Don King's hair at the weigh in for the Julio Cesar Chavez vs Frankie Randall fight on January 28,1994 in Las Vegas, Nevada,
     
  
Floyd Mayweather Jr. enters the ring alongside singer Justin Bieber (L) to take on Canelo Alvarez in their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  
  Chad Dawson (grey and green trunks) lands a punch against Bernard Hopkins (black trunks) during their WBC & Ring Magazine Light Heavyweight Title fight at Boardwalk Hall Arena on April 28, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  
Jon Jones punches Mauricio
     
  
Arturo Gatti enters the ring before his bout with Jesse James Leija for the WBC Super Lightweight Championship at Boardwalk Hall on January 29, 2005 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  
Dominick Guinn knocks out Michael Grant with a left hook in the seventh round of their Heavyweight bout at Boardwalk Hall on June 7 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  
Ray Mercer knocks out Tommy Morrison in Atlantic City on October 18, 1991.
     
  
Kermit Cintron knocks out Walter Mathysse in the second round during their IBF Welterweight Championship fight on July 14, 2007 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  
Referee Arthur Mercante Jr. separates Genaro Leon and James Buddy McGirt after their fight at The Paramount Theatre on January 12, 1991 in New York City.
  
Marian Simion of Romania gets a water break in his corner between rounds in his bout against Ramadan Yasser of Egypt during the men's boxing 51 kg preliminary bout on August 21, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Peristeri Olympic Boxing Hall in Athens, Greece.
     
  
Wounds are seen on the head of Mark Hominick after his Featherweight Championship bout against against Jose Aldo at UFC 129 in the Rogers Centre on April 30, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario. Hominick lost by unanimous decision after five rounds.
  
Alexis Rubalcaba of Cuba in his corner during the World Boxing Championships on August 24, 1999 at the George Brown Convention Center in Houston,Texas
  
Trainers work on Arturo Gatti left eye as he sits in his corner during the fight against  Ivan Robinson on December 12, 1998 at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Robinson won by a decision in the tenth round
     
  
Ariel Hernandez of Cuba between rounds of his fight against Jean-Paul Mendy of France at the Goodwill Games on July 31, 1998 at  the Theater at Madison Square Gardens in New York.
  
Helis Yanez of Venezuela sits in his corner during the boxing competition at the Pan American Games on August 1, 1999 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  
A Toughman competitor gets ready to fight during a Toughman Contest on April 2, 1998 in Kalamazoo, Michigan
     
  
Norman Stone, trainer of Puerto Rico's John Ruiz (black shorts) points to his opponent Fres Oquendo during their World Boxing Association Heavyweight title fight at Madison Square Garden on April 17, 2004 in New York City.  Referee Wayne Kelley halted the fight in the 11th round, and declared John Ruiz the winner.
  
Ulises Solis looks on against Will Grigsby during their fight for the IBF Junior Flyweight Championship at Madison Square Garden January 7, 2006 in New York City. Ulises Solis won a 12 round unanimous decision over Will Grigsby.
  
A view of the Edward Ross versus Tom Cameron bout from outside the doors of the Blue Horizon Arena on May 21, 1996 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
     
  
A view from the upper stands as fans watch Mariano Marquez put down Patrick Cann during Fight Night on April 29, 1997 at the Blue Horizon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  
Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines walks to his corner after knocking out Ricky Hatton of England in the second round during their junior welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 2, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  
Mike Ruiz of Puerto Rico is checked on by referee Eddie Claudio after getting knocked out by Glen Tapia of the United States during their Super Welterweight fight at Madison Square Garden on December 3, 2011 in New York City.
     
  
Glen Tapia (R) of the United States connects with a right to the face of Mike Ruiz of Puerto Rico during their Super Welterweight fight at Madison Square Garden on December 3, 2011 in New York City.
  
 Ricky Hatton of England is knocked out in the 10th round by Floyd Mayweather Jr. during their WBC world welterweight championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 8, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  
Stephan Johnson is knocked out in round 10 by Paul Vaden during the fight on November 20, 1999 at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  Johnson never recovered and later died from brain trauma
     
  
Arturo Gatti has a split upper lip after being knocked down and out  by Alfonso Gomez in the seventh round of  their Welterweight fight on July 14, 2007 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  
Marco Antonio Barrera celebrates after defeating Erik Morales in a fight for the WBC World Super Featherweight Championship at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 27, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Barrera defeated Morales in a split decision after 12 rounds.