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Heavyweight boxer arrested for ‘trafficking 22 TONS of cocaine worth $1BILLION into US’

, Heavyweight boxer arrested for ‘trafficking 22 TONS of cocaine worth $1BILLION into US’

GORAN GOGIC has been charged with trafficking over $1billion worth of cocaine via the United States of America.

The Montenegrin former boxer was arrested while trying to board a flight from Miami to Zurich on Sunday night.

Goran Gogic boxed professionally between 2001 and 2012

The 2019 drugs bust was one of the biggest in US history

Gogic, 43, was indicted by a grand jury in New York after one of the biggest drug busts in US history.

He has been charged with three counts of breaching the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act – as well as a further count of conspiracy.

The four counts each carry with them a minimum 10-year jail term.

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And Gogic could even receive a life sentence after being charged with trafficking over 22 tons worth of cocaine from commercial cargo ships in Philadelphia three years ago.

The prosecution claimed that the cocaine was transported from Europe to Colombia via US ports.

It is also alleged that Gogic looked after logistics of the scheme – coordinating with all sides on behalf of his cartels back in Europe.

Following Gogic’s arrest and indictment, US attorney Breon Pearce said: “The arrest and indictment of Gogic, a former boxer allegedly responsible for trafficking a staggering amount of cocaine, more than 20 tons, which he attempted to move through US ports, is a resounding victory for law enforcement.

“The meticulous planning by the defendant and his co-conspirators failed to take into account the federal agents whose hard work resulted in this body blow to the organisation and individuals responsible for distributing massive quantities of cocaine.”

DEA Special Agent-in-Charge Frank Tarantino III added: “A billion dollars’ (£870million) worth of cocaine seized was a heavy hit for Gogic’s criminal network, but nothing heavier than his arrest last night.

“As evident in this case, criminal organisations will go to various extremes to make a profit off the sale of poison.

“Due to the hard work by local, state and federal law enforcement, 20 tons of poison was intercepted en route from Colombia to Europe.

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“Gogic’s arrest underscores law enforcement’s commitment to bringing to justice those responsible for causing the most harm to our communities.”

Gogic boxed professionally 27 times as a heavyweight between 2001 and 2012.

He hung up his gloves with a record of 21 wins, four defeats and two draws.

The former fighter last took to the ring in July 2012, when he defeated little-known 2-17 Romanian Liviu Ungureanu in Germany.

, Heavyweight boxer arrested for ‘trafficking 22 TONS of cocaine worth $1BILLION into US’
Over 22 tons of cocaine was seized

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the potential benefits of learning to Box?

These are the reasons you need to learn how box.

  • It builds confidence. Being able to box will help you face bullies and other bullies.
  • It can improve your health. Boxing increases muscle mass. Muscle mass makes you stronger.
  • It teaches you self defense skills. You learn how fight and how to protect yourself.
  • It improves your mental toughness. Mental toughness is important when you’re facing challenges.
  • You feel accomplished. Once you’ve mastered a certain technique, you’ll feel like a real boxer.
  • It’s fun! It’s fun!
  • It’s cheap. You only need a pair boxing gloves and punching bag.
  • It doesn’t need much space

What are the 7 punches in boxing?

The seven punches in boxing are jab, cross, hook, uppercut, straight right, left hook, and body shot. These punches can be used to strike the opponent’s head and body.

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Do you have the ability to train yourself to box?

You can learn how to box. All you have to do is find a nearby boxing club and join a class. You will find most gyms offering free classes. However, if there isn’t one near you, you can always search Google for local boxes clubs.

Also, you will need equipment such as gloves, mouthpiece, headgear, sparring partners, and headgear. Once you have everything you need, you can practice your kicks and punches.

How many hours do boxers train in a single day?

Boxing trainers typically train for at least four hours per day. They learn new moves and practice their punches. Boxers sometimes spar 10 times per semaine.

How to throw the jab

Here’s a step-by, easy guide on how to throw a jab.

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  1. Take your step forward with both of your feet.
  2. Move your arm to the top of your shoulder.
  3. Place your fist on the target.
  4. After hitting your target, raise your arm upwards.
  5. Repeat steps 1 to 4.

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How To

These are the basics of boxing

How to box effectively

Boxing is the most loved sport in the world. It is a fight between two opponents. There are different rules for boxing, and they vary from one country to the next. There are three types generally of boxing: Amateur (Professional) and Olympic (Olympic).

Amateur boxing is often practiced at school, college, or university. This type includes sparring sessions using padded gloves, but without protection. Amateur boxing contests are usually three rounds in length, lasting five minutes each. There are many styles of amateur boxing such as Kickboxing or Muay Thai, Taekwondo and Karate, Judo and Wrestling, among others.

Professional boxing is usually practiced in gyms, clubs or stadiums. They use protective equipment, such as mouthpieces, nose guards, shin protectors, elbow pads knee pads, waist belts and groin protectors. Professional boxing contests last six rounds and last for four minutes each. There are many styles to professional boxing.

Olympic boxing is performed at the Olympics. Boxers are required to wear international standards-compliant protective gear. The eight rounds last three minutes each and are held over eight rounds. Olympic boxing has only two styles, Light Flyweight vs Heavyweight.

These are the basic skills required to box.

  • Punching techniques
  • Guarding techniques
  • Footwork
  • Stance
  • Moving your body
  • Defense
  • Combination
  • Rotation
  • Spares

Punching Techniques

There are seven kinds of punches: Left Hook, Right Hook, Uppercut, Cross, Straight, Overhand and Underhand. Each punch has its own technique. Some punches require greater strength than others. A strong uppercut for example requires a lot of force. A straight punch on the other side requires less power, but is more effective than other punches.

There are also many combinations. These are combinations of punches which work together to achieve a goal. A combination may have multiple parts. A combination may include multiple parts. For example, damage to the jaw of an opponent can be caused by a left hook and a right cross.

Guard Techniques

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Boxers use their bodies to defend themselves against attack. He uses his arms, legs, elbows, knees, knees, and feet to do this.

Legs

Boxers should use the legs to protect themselves against kicks. He raises his leg when he is hit with a kick and then moves away from the opponent. To avoid being kicked on his side, he will bend his knees if the attack is from the front. If the attack comes from behind, however, he can stand straight up and block the kick by his foot.

Elbows

Because elbow strikes inflict a lot of pain, they are very effective. You can either deliver an elbow strike directly, or indirectly. Directly means that you hit your opponent with your forearm while indirectly means that you hit him with another part of your arm.

Hands

Boxers use their hands as a shield against incoming punches. Boxers use their hands to stop incoming punches. They raise their fists up above their heads and move towards the attack. The attacker’s fist is then in their face.

Knees

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Boxers who are subject to a punch to their stomachs, abdomens, or chests should bend at the knees to absorb the impact. Knee strikes can be used to defend yourself.

Feet

If he is being attacked, a boxer must take a step back and counter-attack. This will help him gain distance from his opponent. Additionally, boxers need to maintain their balance when they counter-attack.

Stances

To box effectively, a boxer must establish a stance. The way he defends himself will be determined by his stance. It determines where he will face his opponent and how he will position his body. Boxers have many stances to choose from. Here are some of the most common ones:

  • Low stance
  • High stance
  • Southpaw stance
  • Western stance

Body Movement

To win a fight, a fighter must move around the opponent. This requires changing your position, speed, and rhythm.

Rotation

When a boxer throws a punch, he rotates in order to increase the reach of his arm. Different types of punches require different speeds for the rotation.

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Combinations

The effectiveness of a combination depends on the timing of each individual punch. A combination that works well starts with strong punches and ends with weak ones is a winning combination.

Spare parts

Sparring is a form of boxing that aims to improve your skills. During sparring sessions, a boxer trains his mind as well as his body. In conclusion, the purpose of sparring is to learn how to fight and not get hurt.

It is important to be patient and dedicated when learning how to box. Boxing is a sport that requires dedication and perseverance.

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