Kondo loses to Lipinets in bid for vacant IBF title

More Sports / Boxing Nov 5, 2017

Kondo loses to Lipinets in bid for vacant IBF title

Akihiro Kondo failed in his bid to claim the vacant IBF super lightweight title on Saturday, losing to Russia's Sergey Lipinets on a unanimous decision. Kondo, the third-ranked challenger making his first attempt at a world title, struggled against Lipinets who used an array of ...

More Sports / Boxing Sep 15, 2017

Super lightweight Kondo gets first shot at world title

Akihiro Kondo will fight for his first world title when he takes on Russia's Sergey Lipinets for the vacant International Boxing Federation super lightweight title in November, Kondo's Ichiriki gym said Friday. Kondo, the third-ranked challenger, will take his shot against Lipinets, the top-ranked challenger, ...

Reader Mail Dec 20, 2009

No outlet for youthful aggression

Regarding the Dec. 13 editorial, "An education in violence": It doesn't take a Harvard economist to know that the peak of physical strength begins in middle school and much of this has no outlet for release. A highly regimented society like Japan only forces ...