If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.
Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.
Floyd Mayweather is about 10 days into his 82 day sentence and according to his doctor has lost muscle tone because of the poor food and water in his temporary home.
Last Saturday’s circus in Las Vegas may be the final nail in boxing’s coffin.