12:46 GMT27 January 2020
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    Prominent US boxer Roy Jones has opened a boxing school at Arena Khimki football stadium in the Moscow Region, the stadium's management said in a statement.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian President Vladimir Putin granted Russian citizenship to Jones in September. The boxer received a Russian passport a month later.

    According to the statement, Jones' first boxing school in Russia has been opened in a 7,500-squre feet facility in the eastern stand of the stadium. The venue includes two rings and a gym.

    Jones plans to give regular master classes and open lessons at the school, which accepts people of all training levels.


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