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Ron Dicker - August 2014
A recent article by HuffPost sportswriter Ron Dicker tells how the 27-year-old pugilist, who has already made good on his promise to “beat his cancer so he could fight in front of his hometown borough,” is now returning to Brooklyn to take on Australian Jarrod Fletcher for the world title. Despite the inherent dangers of his chosen profession, Jacobs is determined to move up the ranks. In fact, he credits the sport itself as being the prime motivator. As Jacobs says: “Boxing got me through cancer.” For the full article, click here.
UPDATE: On Saturday, August 9th, Jacobs knocked out Jarrod Fletcher in the fifth round, granting him the middleweight title and the biggest victory of his career! Read the full story here.
Original source: www.huffingtonpost.com