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Laila Ali Lines Up Second Opponent

October 30, 1999

CHESTER, W.Va. (AP) _ Laila Ali, the daughter of former champion Muhammad Ali, will meet Shadina Pennybaker on Nov. 10 at Mountaineer Race Track and Gaming Resort.

The four-round women’s heavyweight fight will be the second as a professional for Ali and the first for Pennybaker.

Ali won her professional debut, a first-round knockout of April Fowler, on Oct. 8 at Verona, N.Y., as her father watched.

Pennybaker, who trains in Pittsburgh, had a 2-1 record as an amateur.

The 21-year-old Ali, who runs a nail salon in Los Angeles, decided a year ago she wanted to box professionally after trying the sport as a form of exercise.

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