View Full Version : Boxing: Italian pair join AIBA's growing pro ranks

07-30-2012, 07:10 PM
http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/ZJiJnArCxvQq8FwA.bTfXA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9ODU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2012-07-30T223352Z_1_CBRE86T1QOM00_RTROPTP_2_CSPORTS-US-OLY-BOXI-AIBA-DAY3.JPG (http://news.yahoo.com/boxing-italian-pair-join-aibas-growing-pro-ranks-223352091--box.html)LONDON (Reuters) - Italian former world amateur champions Domenico Valentino and Clemente Russo joined the Olympic governing body's growing professional ranks on Monday in the latest move to shake up the traditional route to pro boxing. The International Boxing Association (AIBA), responsible for overseeing women box for the first time at this year's Games, wants to stop losing fighters to the professional game every four years and hopes to do so by offering them both a living and another shot at Olympic gold. ...

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