Friday December 6, 2019

Tom McGurk: Ring of truth is UFC is far from boxing

A bloody spectacle that was born to lure eyeballs to the small screen

20th December, 2015
Conor McGregor: in UFC the level of punishment handed down is immense Picture: Getty

I was reared by a father who loved boxing.

As a young man he boxed as an amateur and later during the war he fought in and for the army.

Ring magazine was a regular stipend in the house and I can still remember the early morning hours of darkness at the dry cell battery radio.

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