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Jabs and Straight Writes

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Jabs and Straight Writes

BROADCAST BOOM

NEW BOOK RECOUNTS THE RISE OF BOXING ON RADIO AND THEN TELEVISION


 

There was a time when boxing fans relied on newspapers for the most timely recounting of big fights. That changed in the 1920s with the mass commercialization of radio. Then, in the 1940s, television began the process of supplanting radio.

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Jabs and Straight Writes

FIGHTER FOR A DAY

Jim Thomas is best known as Evander Holyfield’s adviser but he had his own (extremely short) career as a kickboxer

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