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

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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