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Boxer now on his feet

Iran Barkley is off the canvas, and just in time for Christmas.

The former middleweight champion, whose heartbreaking descent into homelessness was chronicled by The Post last month, has a roof over his head, a steady job in sight and even his championship belt back.

A Manhattan collector who had bought the boxer’s purloined WBC middleweight title belt returned it to its rightful owner after reading about the case.

Last week, the 50-year-old former champ gripped the green belt, embellished with a gold medallion, a symbol of his stunning 1988 defeat of Thomas Hearns, and grinned just as wide as did the day he won it.

Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/bronx/boxer_now_on_his_feet_xgzF6Ows7ryVhXoTuy8zZP#ixzz19HJHvIzv

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