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Book review by Chris Cozzone

Boxing historians are a crusty lot. We praise the past, protest the present and, regarding the future? F’get ’bout it.

Therefore, when the opportunity arose to review a book entitled “The Future of Boxing,” I skipped merrily to the kitchen to sharpen my knives. Future? Yeah, that’s a good one. What, but a suffocating death, could possibly loom on the horizon for a sport sinking deeper and deeper into the muck of an alphabet tar soup? A sport splintered with skeletal champions, whose bones are continually picked apart by promoters? . . . Click here for more

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