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ND suspends boxer for diving against Ray Edwards

Updated: February 13, 2013, 12:00 PM ET
Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota's fight commissioner has suspended an Iowa boxer for allegedly taking a dive 13 seconds into a bout against former Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons defensive end Ray Edwards.

Al Jaeger, the secretary of state and overseer of combative sports events in North Dakota, said it's clear from video of Saturday's fight that Nicholas Capes wasn't hit before he dropped to the canvas soon after the opening bell.

"As we move ahead, we'll take appropriate action ...

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