IBR On The Cruelest Sport

“If Tim Bradley defeats Manny Pacquiao on June 9th, knocking one of boxing’s celestial bodies off its orbit, melancholy predictions for the sport’s future surely will follow. Sombre though the mood may be, boxing will persist—violence always finds an audience. But the consolation of boxing’s survival is too modest an expectation. Despite inclinations to settle for mere palliatives, there is cause for genuine optimism with a Bradley victory.”

Read “He Who Would Be King: Why Manny Pacquiao Losing To Tim Bradley Wouldn’t Be Bad for Boxing” on thecruelestsport.com

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