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Old 01-27-2013, 06:33 AM   #73
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Default Re: Why Are The US Heavweights So Poor Now?

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Originally Posted by Cableaddict View Post
Another major factor:

If you're a large, athletic teenager in the USA, from a poor family, you have a decent chance of going to college on an athletic scholarship. That means Football, Basketball, or baseball.

Boxing? Not a chance.

Plus, boxing obviously is dangerous to your brain. - OK, so is football, but that is not the common perception.

So which sport is Mom & Pop going to steer you into?
you act like all these 'euro' countries have boxing scholarships
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