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One more sport saw its Rio 2016 home declared ready for action on Wednesday, as the Boxing Arena was handed over to the local Organising Committee. Located within the Rio Centro Convention Centre Pavilion 6, in Barra da Tijuca, the 7,500m2 Boxing Arena is expected to play host to 5,500 fans per event.