Re: What does it take to make it in boxing?
If by "make it" ya mean be successful, walk away with a bundle (with all your marbles), It takes talent, charisma 'n connections. Mostly the latter.
Fans are fickle. Fighters are quickly replaceable soon as they're off the front page.
Could rattle off a litany of fighters who thrilled fans 'n now broke 'n blind.
It was their choice and most wouldn't change second of it, but they sure could've used Jimmy McLarnan's management