IBR on The Cruelest Sport

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“It is fitting that in an era that will probably be remembered as belonging to Floyd Mayweather Jr. that Cotto values his trinket and his participation in a storied lineage solely by the leverage and dollars he can squeeze from them. The business of boxing was apotheosized this decade, made holy by those who venerate the undefeated record, and Cotto, once celebrated for a different type of professionalism—the kind that saw him spill blood at the request former promoter Top Rank —has remained a professional, but a professional in a sacrilegious new mold: that of the fighter who cares only about bleeding a bloodsport.”

Read Beloved And Despised: Miguel Cotto TKO4 Daniel Geale on The Cruelest Sport.

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