Boxing has succumb to many many pitfalls. A lot of hits and too many misses. Going all in on cable deals and depriving casual boxing fans of the exposure of generations past. Champions, belt holders AVOIDING the #1 contender. We’ve even seen steroids in the sport. This was suppose to be the “SWEET SCIENCE”, WE DIDN’T TAKE THAT AS A LITERAL ATTACHMENT TO THE SPORT THOUGH.
OK, now you wonder…. WHAT DO I KNOW ABOUT BOXING??? I’ve trained since I was 12 years old. Have been a fan since the age of 7 years old. First fight was Riddick Bowe vs. Evander Holyfield (CLASSIC). Favorite fighters : Sugar Ray Robinson, Muhammad Ali, Floyd Mayweather, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson,Thomas Hearns, and Bernard Hopkins. I’ve studied the “sweet science” since the first fight I’ve witnessed. I also witnessed the Sugar Shane Moseley vs. Oscar de la Hoya. I was amazed Sugar Shane won more so because at the time I “thought” de la Hoya was better. When I learned Moseley was found to be “juicing” I was ASTOUNDED.
I’ve been a DIE HARD BOXING FAN. Historical fights that exhibit the “sweet science” (Hagler vs. Hearns, Hagler vs. Leonard, Tyson vs. Spinks, Ali vs. Frazier, Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake LaMotta). Too much skill to be cheated as you witness boxing greatness, Youtube these fights PLEASE!!! NO DISRESPECT to MMA, but we NEED the “Sweet Science” to return to the stage it was once at… Premier Boxing Champions have corrected a wrong of extreme measures, brought back BOXING to network television. That makes me VERY PROUD AND HAPPY TO WITNESS THIS COMEBACK.