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Old 11-29-2012, 10:05 PM   #13
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Default Re: Should the US federal government step in and regulate boxing?

Originally Posted by Hermit View Post
You realize we now have 51 government agencies involved in boxing now don't you? You think this is better than one that has ONE standard for all fighters/fights? Look at DC. They let Pederson keep his win and belt by refusing to do anything about his lying on the medical disclosure form. The New York commission said they didn't care if Morales tested positive because it wasn't THEIR test he failed. Yeah, best to let organized crime run boxing. That is a MUCH better solution I guess.
Every state has an athletic commission regardless of boxing. Every other professional sports abide by the state athletic commission as well as their own governing body. Nowhere is the federal government involve in a professional sport nor should they start now.
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