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After two tours of duty in Iraq, U.S. boxer Jamel Herring laughs at the idea he'll be nervous when he takes the London ring for his first bout Tuesday. The American light welterweight feels his military training and the tragedy of his daughter's unexpected death in her crib have prepared him for anything Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov can throw at him.
"I've already been through the worst times," Herring said after a recent workout. "This right here, it's not an easy break, but it's a lot different from being in Iraq. I've been through the hardships. I know what it takes. I'm mentally strong. I know what I've got to do when I go out there."
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