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Senator Baumgartner steps in the ring with local boxing legend "The Hillyard Hammer"

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KHQ.com - State Senator Michael Baumgartner plans to step into the ring and go a few rounds with local Spokane boxing legend Chauncy "The Hillyard Hammer" Welliever.

 "I'm going to have some fun working out with 'the Hillyard Hammer' tonight," Baumgartner said. "Fortunately I'm bringing Eleanor, my wife, as back-up, I'm pretty delicate."

Chauncy Welliever is a local boxing legend with 10 WBC titles.  He served as Mike Tyson's sparing partner along with countless other professional champions and Olympic Gold medal winners. 

 The public is invited to attend the event which will take place at 6pm Thursday evening at Welliever's gym BoxFit at 3117 North Division in Spokane.

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