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Mega Millions lottery fraudster tries boxing

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Elecia Battle, the woman who caused a controversy when she falsely claimed that she lost a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket, is back in the news, and she's literally fighting to get there.

Battle is now turning to boxing, fighting under the name "Mega Battle Bad Girl."

The former high school kick boxer made headlines in January when she claimed to have lost the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket, worth more than $150 million.

She later said she was mistaken, and was charged with filing a false police report.

Now, Battle wants another 15 minutes of fame, reported Bibb.

"When the lottery madness came upon me, I said, 'I'm going to get my reputation back,'" said Battle.

A small-time bout is scheduled, but now she's challenging Laila Ali, daughter of the champion Muhammad, to a fight.

"She has that name from her daddy and I have the name from the lottery," said Battle.

Battle says she's got the fancy footwork and the fast hands, too she also says she can float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.

Battle trains at Buckeye Fitness Gym in Cleveland, and is managed by her husban, Jimmy Battle.

She is scheduled to fight Aug. 27 at the Cleveland Convention Center.

News Channel 5

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Posted: July 22, 2004, 2:44 pm - IP Logged

Tonya Harding 'wanna be'...... sad

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    Chief Bottle Washer
    New Jersey
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    Posted: July 22, 2004, 3:41 pm - IP Logged



    Check the State Lottery Report Card
    What grade did your lottery earn?


    Sign the Petition for True Lottery Drawings
    Help eliminate computerized drawings!

      Southeast USA
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      February 9, 2004
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      Posted: July 22, 2004, 4:36 pm - IP Logged

      ...i ain't gonna touch this one right now....

      2 b continued

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        Atlanta, GA
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        March 13, 2003
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        Posted: July 22, 2004, 4:40 pm - IP Logged

        "When the lottery madness c

        Good luck to everyone!

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          Mcminnville, Oregon
          United States
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          December 13, 2003
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          Posted: July 22, 2004, 6:58 pm - IP Logged

          Fighting out of this corner

            United States
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            June 5, 2002
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            Posted: August 12, 2004, 6:32 pm - IP Logged

            She lost one Battle...will she win the next?