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IBR on Fight Network

“In “Federer as Religious Experience” author David Foster Wallace writes, “high-level sports are a prime venue for the expression of human beauty.” Save for the apotheosizing power of resilience and the dangers inherent in miscalculated range, there seems little connection between a game once played by the affluent in v-neck sweaters and the naked brutality of the cruelest sport. But Wallace’s exploration of human beauty in sport reveals itself to be apropos of prizefighting.”

Read The Promise of Beauty: Mike Alvarado Faces Brandon Rios on Fight Network.

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