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Jermain Taylor licensed in Nevada

Updated: September 30, 2011, 7:51 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former middleweight champion Jermain Taylor's application for a boxing license has been approved by a 5-0 vote of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, paving the way for his return to the ring two years after he suffered a brain bleed in a knockout loss to Arthur Abraham.

Taylor, along with adviser Al Haymon, appeared in person at the commission meeting on Wednesday, at which Taylor answered questions from the members.

"Jermain spoke for quite a while. He answered questions and explained ...

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