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Nevada panel to probe boxing deaths

Updated: September 23, 2005, 5:37 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Nevada boxing officials have formed a panel to look into the death this week of Leavander Johnson, as well as other ring injuries within the past three years.

The head of the Nevada State Athletic Commission said the panel -- composed of three former commission chairmen, a state assemblyman and a doctor -- will study recent injuries in the ring and try to come up with ways to make the sport safer.

"We want to make absolutely sure our procedures and ...

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