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Old 05-14-2013, 10:43 AM   #362
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Default Re: I am a boxing manager: if you have questions about the boxing biz, ask!

Originally Posted by dempsey1234 View Post
Getting sponsors is difficult you have to knock on many doors, see if you can tie in your fighters with something the sponsor can relate to, the fighter was a great HS star, or he is a well known amateur. Ten is good, by all means get a lawyer to draw up a contract. A word to the wise dont sign too many fighters, start with one or two. Learn, as you go, the most stressful words a manager hears is when they say, "When am I gonna fight?" And you dont have an answer. Try to get to know all the promoters in your area.
There are two in my area and Dobbs and his partner have cards on a regular basis (every two to three months). I just have to get my tail down to the gym and other spots to scout out some folks.
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