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Old 04-29-2012, 10:23 AM   #31
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Default Re: The problem with Sky boxing

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Originally Posted by Jack Dempsey View Post
Sky should sign fights, not fighters or promoters


Good fights build the economy of the sport, bring in more money for boxing as a whole. Marketable fighters make a lot of money for themselves/their promoters whilst damaging the credibility of the sport.

If boxing grows as a sport it means that more money comes in at small hall/local level, and so fighters can make a better living at the lower levels. I couldn't care less if Mayweather makes $25million or $50million, but the difference between 1k and 2k for a local boxer on smaller shows is massive.
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