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Boxing’s Roots and One Man’s Extraordinary Rise to the Top

The traditional and true test of manliness: boxing. What started out as an event similar to wrestling and MMA, the Victorian Middle Class changed the sport into what it is today because of the introduction of the Queensbury rules, the mindset of muscular Christianity, and they put an influx of money into the sport to grow it worldwide. Then Jack Johnson came along and rose up through the ranks of boxing and changed the sport and American society forever. Continue reading Boxing’s Roots and One Man’s Extraordinary Rise to the Top

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