Big-time boxing is a shambles

9th May, 2015

For many, Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao has been the bout that’s kept on giving. Granted, very little of it had to do with actual boxing.

There was the build-up around ticket prices (some of them over $100,000, with a total gate of $74 million), pay-per-view costs ($99 Stateside with a worldwide net of $400 million) and massive purses (the victor earned $83,000 a second). Not to mention the wife-beating angle, as if...

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