Standing 8: Why is the UFC starting to overtake professional boxing and HOW can WE fix this?

03.09.08 - By P.H. Burbridge (A voice in the crowd) - The sport of boxing is a high stakes shell game with moves that can be interpreted not only as slight of hand trickery but as symbols of our own moral deficiency as a society. From John L. Sullivan refusing to fight Peter “Black Prince” Jackson to Jack Dempsey being swayed away from Harry “The Black Panther” Wills to Joe Louis getting the first crack at Jimmy Braddock ahead of Max Schmeling. Read full story

Article posted on 03.09.2008

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