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Fighters of all shapes, sizes and experience levels stepped into the ring at the Boxing Smoker. Take a look at it what it was like to train for and then fight in the big event.
The Times-News sat down for a pre-fight interview with Lexi Simper, a first-time participant with the Boxing Smoker, to learn about her background, training, and motivation to participate in the event.
Like many countries, Iraq’s history is clouded with conflict.