BOXING: 'Bullet' returns to ring on Saturday


Anthony "The Bullet" Bonsante always asserted that when he stepped out of the ring for the final time that that was it, his pro boxing career was done.

In his most recent fight, in March 2009, Bonsante lost by TKO in the third round to challenger Andy Kolle at Grand Casino Hinckley, surrendering his Minnesota middleweight title. After the loss the Crosby-Ironton High School graduate announced his retirement, departing with a 32-11-3 record.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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