“NET PAY” OF BOXERS AKIN TO “SLAVERY”
Boxers FREE To Leave Top Rank Plantation
San Francisco, CA– The most important part of being a professional of any kind is to “make money.” In the reality of things, title belts are such that very few fighters per capita will capture. In some instances, boxers are still getting paid $100 a round, a figure in place since for preliminary guys since the 1980s.
TITLE BELTS DON’T FEED YOUR FAMILY
Case in point, heavyweight Alex Stewart of the late 80s to early 90s, never fought for a title. And yet, the Jamaican who was guided by Gerry Cooney’s Whacko Twins Dennis Rappaport & Mike Jones, netted the upside of $2 million.
MOST IMPORTANT CONFLICT THAN ALI-FRAZIER
Although I have constituents on both sides of the fence, those siding with “The Boxing Establishment” and not Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions concept, what they fail to realize is that this current era of The Establishment have failed for 50 years to make things better for both the fighter and fans alike.
COTTO FLED TOP RANK PLANTATION & GOT PAID
Boxers Need Not Be 2015 Slaves
On the subject of paying an upper echelon boxer adequately, we go to Miguel Cotto
. After being with Bob Arum
for better than 30 fights, Cotto says he made more money in his first two fights after leaving Top Rank, than he did in a decade plus with Arum
. AGAIN, he made more money in just two fights on his own than he did in his entire carrer with Arum.
ALI LAW “WATERED DOWN” BY REID
One of the campaigns Bob Arum has continually funded over the years was outgoing Nevada Sen. Harry Reid, a former amateur boxer. People wonder why the law and the Assn. of Boxing Commissions is impotent when it comes to governing boxing in general, it’s because Reid stripped the enforcement from the bill.
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