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Statesboro Boxing Club
Peruvian champ hopes to train Olympic contenders
Boxing Lead Web
Statesboro Boxing Club owner Martin Cornejo gets Sara Wright working on her combination punches in the ring during an evening workout at the club.
When Martin Cornejo was 8 or 9 and getting into fights with other boys in his neighborhood in Lima, Peru, his uncle sought to control and redirect that energy in a time-honored way. Now Statesboro Boxing Club students are learning from Cornejo's experience in international amateur boxing. His name is pronounced Mar-teen Cor-nay-ho.
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