Tarver retained his IBO light heavyweight title Saturday night with a unanimous 12-round decision over Jones, his second victory over his longtime rival in 16 months. “He came to reclaim his throne, but it wasn’t happening tonight,” Tarver said. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Tarver won the crown in May 2004 with a stunning second-round knockout of the former world champion in four weight classifications. He nearly dropped him again when he hurt Jones with a right hand in the 11th round, but couldn’t finish him off. Fighting for the first time since being stripped of his WBA title for testing positive for steroids, James Toney (69-4-2) dominated Dominick Guinn over 12 rounds in Reno, Nev. Also on the card, Chris Byrd successfully retained his IBF title against DaVarryl Williamson in a lackluster fight. TAMPA, Fla. — Antonio Tarver raised his arms in triumph and climbed up on the ropes. Roy Jones, Jr., smiled, gave his corner a high-five with his glove and admitted he was beaten by a better fighter. Photo Gallery Tarver vs Jones 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
WILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Saturday, June 2, 2018:Happening Today:Weather: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.In The Community: The Town of Wilmington will hold its annual Household Hazardous Waste Day from 9am to 2pm in the parking lot of the West Intermediate School (22 Carter Lane). The event is FREE for Wilmington residents. (There is a fee for disposal of tires.) Proof of residency is required. View the event flyer for more information. Contact the Wilmington Department of Public Works at 978-658-4481 with any questions.In The Community: The Wilmington Recreation Department is sponsoring the 36th Annual Fishing Derby from 9am to noon at Town Beach. Participants must register in the Bath House. Prizes will be awarded for the Heaviest Bass and Heaviest Non-Bass in both age groups. The cost to participate in the Derby is $5 for those ages 18 and over, and $2 for anyone age 17 and under. Worms will be available for purchase. There will be shore fishing only – no boats. No fishing license is required for this event only. Rain date is Sunday, June 3.In The Community: Artists from Wilmington and surrounding towns will compete once again for ribbons and cash prizes in the Wilmington Council for the Arts’ 38th Annual Art Exhibition. The event takes place at the Wilmington Arts Center (219 Middlesex Avenue). The exhibition begins on Friday, June 1, 2018, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, with a reception, refreshments and live music. The exhibition continues on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from noon to 4pm. The reception and exhibition are open to the public, and free of charge. Last year’s artwork can be viewed HERE.In The Community: State Representative candidate Erin Buckley (R-Tewksbury) is holding a Meet & Greet from 9am to noon at Donna’s Donuts (2106 Main Street, Tewksbury. Come have some donuts and talk about the future of Tewksbury and Wilmington!In The Community: Boy Scout Troop 126 of Wilmington is holding a Car Wash from 10am to 2pm in the Fourth of July Building Parking Lot (142 Middlesex Avenue). A $5 donation is suggested for each car wash.In The Community: The Friends of the Wilmington Memorial Library’s Book Store Next Door (183 Middlesex Avenue) is open from 10am to 4pm. All books are $2 or less! Every penny of every sale benefits the Wilmington Memorial Library.In The Community: The Wilmington Food Pantry (142 Chestnut Street) is open from 10am to noon for food donation drop-offs. Learn which food items the Pantry is most in need of HERE.At The Library: The Wilmington Memorial Library (175 Middlesex Avenue) is hosting several programs — Fiction Critique Group (9:15am), Drop-In Baby Times (9:30am) and Dads & Donuts (10:30am). Learn more and register HERE.Go Wildcats!: 4 WHS teams are in action. See the schedule HERE.(NOTE: What did I miss? Let me know by commenting below, commenting on the Facebook page, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. I may be able to update this post.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email email@example.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Related5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Sunday, September 8, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Thursday, August 1, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Tuesday, September 3, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”
Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal. File photoHome minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Friday said stern action will be taken if anyone tries to create anarchy centring the verdict in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, reports UNB.He came up with the warning while talking to reporters after a function organised on the occasion of the metropolitan family day at the Dhakeshwari temple in Old Dhaka.The verdict in Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman is scheduled to be delivered on 8 February.”Law is equal to all. If anybody tries to create anarchy centering the verdict, then action will be taken. Members of our law enforcement agencies have been kept alert in this regard,” he said.When asked whether any action would be taken against the people involved in clash between Narayanganj MP Shamim Osman’s supported hawkers and supporters of mayor Selina Hayat Ivy, the minister said, “We have been trying to identify the offenders through scrutinising video footages Then legal action will be taken against them.”On 16 January, at least 50 people, including seven policemen and five journalists, were injured in a clash when hawkers supported by Shamim Osman and his loyalists deterred Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy’s move to free illegally occupied roads and footpaths at Chashara intersection of the river town.