Originally Posted by mathed
It's because football is so lucrative and popular. You make 800K a year to play on the practice squad and you have the chance to be on national TV. In boxing, only the elite of the elite make upwards of 800K a year and you get punched in the face.
The guys in the NFL on average are in tremendously better shape than some of these bum heavies that are trying to make a name for themselves. You start scalping NFL talent and you are going to see a major difference in the HW scene....I don't care what anyone says.
They still won't ever live up to guys like Ali and Tyson. I don't care what anyone says. As long as we got to witness the best HW champs of all time, it's whatever.