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Shooting-victim El-Halabi set to box for world title

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Germany's former boxing world champion Rola El-Halabi is set to fulfil her dream in January to box again, nearly two years after she was gunned down by her stepfather in a vicious attack. 

Germany's former boxing world champion Rola El-Halabi poses for photographers after a press conference in Ulm. El-Halabi is set to fulfil her dream in January to box again, nearly two years after she was gunned down by her stepfather in a vicious attack.

The 27-year-old El-Halabi, who won the women's IBA and IBF lightweight titles in 2009, will climb into the ring on January 13 when she takes on Italy's Lucia Morelli in Ulm for the vacant IBA lightweight title.

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