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Tsarnaev was amateur boxer

Updated: April 19, 2013, 6:23 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

At one point, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the alleged Boston Marathon bomber who was killed late Thursday or early Friday morning, was an aspiring boxer who said "I like the USA" after a successful bout and spoke of boxing for the U.S. Olympic team.

According to the Lowell Sun, Tsarnaev, who came to the U.S. from Chechnya in 2003, won a Golden Gloves novice fight at the 178-pound weight division in January 2004.

"I wanted to fight in the Gloves to see how I would do," Tsarnaev ...

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