TITLE

Can Boxing Get Its Legs Back?

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R Thomas
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;5/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 20, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's point of view on the chances of boxing competing with the rising mixed martial arts genre and if it can remain the winner in pay-per-view's unscripted big-event revenue category. The author notes that a boxing match starring two big name boxers like Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather can still be a huge draw in the sports world. The author observes that younger viewers prefer a mixed martial event over boxing.
ACCESSION #
25063005

 

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