Hungry and Tough

July 1980
National Review;7/11/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p822
This article discusses the cultural significance of the victory of boxer Roberto Durán over Sugar Ray Leonard. The author argues that Durán's victory correlates with the increasing number of Latin American boxers. He notes the shift in the sport's popularity through different groups historically marginalized in U.S. history.


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