All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘WBC’

Westboro Protest Draws Unexpected Sympathy Message

In their first public protest since the passing of leader Fred Phelps, members of the Westboro Baptist Church took to the streets to picket a concert by pop star Lorde, famous for her song “Royals”. But KSHB in Kansas City reports that the protest did not go as expected, and the WBC members got an unusual response. Some Lorde fans …

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Westboro Baptist Church (Still) Hates Everybody!

After the death of their charismatic leader Fred Phelps a few days ago, one would think that Westboro Baptist Church might be ready to call it a day, take down the “God Hates ________” signs, and head home. But perhaps not. We reported here yesterday that the group is as defiant as ever about their being right about your sorry …

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Deontay Wilder Remains Undefeated with KO of Scott

Deonay Walker remained undefeated with his 31st straight knockout, beating Malik Scott in their first round in their heavyweight fight in Bayomon, Puerto Rico Saturday night. Wilder, 28, landed with a solid left and followed with a quick right that sent Scott, 33, falling to the mat 1:36 after the opening bell. Scott made a move to get up from …

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Manny Pacquiao Ups Training for Bradley Rematch

In the summer of 2012, Manny Pacquiao faced perhaps the most controversial decision of his two decade, 63 fight professional boxing career. At the end of the highly-anticipated bout between Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, CompuBox scored punches landed as 253-159 in Pacquiao’s favor. Despite this overwhelming display of dominance with his striking game, the judges decided, in a split-decision, to …

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Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside of Four Churches in California

The religious-crazed circus is at again with all their obnoxious antics and political beliefs. Westboro Baptist Church was scheduled to protest at four churches in Glendale, Calif. on Sunday morning. According to their website, the protests were to take place at Holy Family Catholic Community, Salem Lutheran Church and School,  St. Matthews Church, Glendale Presbyterian Church, and First United Methodist Church of Glendale. …

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Ken Norton Sr., former WBC Heavyweight Champ, Dies

On March 31, 1973, Ken Norton Sr. would go from being a nobody to a somebody. On that night in San Diego, Norton would break Muhammad Ali’s jaw and go on to defeat “The Greatest” in a 12 round contest; this would be one of only 5 times Ali would lose in his esteemed career. Everyone had doubts that Norton …

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