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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A pro boxer bred right here in Macon is just days away from representing the city in his second professional match.

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A pro boxer bred right here in Macon is just days away from representing the city in his second professional match.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12833/7137591?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 03:04:08 +0000 Local boxer to compete in professional match this weekend in MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A pro boxer bred right here in Macon is just days away from representing the city in his second professional match. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12833/7137591?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WMGT . also new at 11, a pro boxer from macon is just days away from representing the city in his second professional match. i spoke with rashad shahid about how boxing in the pros has changed his life, and how he's using his pro status to help kids in macon make it too. 0:08 0:24 0;52 nat sound "it's not a whole lot of peopl who make it in sports in macon. they always get in trouble. you gotta stick with it and don't let peer pressure get to them...fight like it's your last time fighting and just think about who you're doing it for and why you're doing it. " weighing in at 154 pounds and standing at 5 feet 10 inches tall...the gloves are on....for local pro fighter rashad shahid. "i staye dedicated to boxing and i was winning tournaments and everything and i liked it because i used to always fight so i used it in a good way." "not to say that all ba kids become boxers but they come to the gym and they find out that their ability to want to hit something is positive. " now the 20 yea old east macon native is just a few days away from the second professional match up of his career. "i want my whole city ou there to come support me saturday." "skillfully he's a grea puncher and just overall he's a great kid outside the ring." both he and his coach earnest butts are confident he'll take home the title. "we've bee at it for a good six weeks and they're going to tell on saturday." "run, hit the bag, mitt work, i spar." but when he's not in the ring preparing for fights, he's helping the next generation of mohammed ali's learn the ropes. "they look up to me little kid they look up to me...little kids are the future..this generation is the future." nats showing them what can happen with a little guidance if they choose to stay the course too. "macon bibb gym it's a bi opportunity for kids who wanna box to come in here...with my expertise and training and pushing them they could become a great fighter out of the south east." in macon joi dukes 41nbc news. the match is scheduled for this saturday october 21st at the al sihah shrine temple in macon. doors open at 6 and the fight starts at 7:30. tickets are 25$ for general admission and 45





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