Originally Posted by ICEMAN JOHN SCULLY
This was COMMON back then for all the big fights (Leonard-Duran, Leonard-Hearns, Hagler-Hearns, Holmes-Cooney, etc)...local papers used to do it up like this...the N.Y. paper had stories EVERY FEW DAYS on the big fights...they treated them as big as they do Super Bowl's or Presidential elections...no more, though, even the biggest fights today are lucky to get a mention on page 2...(this is my local paper, The Hartford Courant, I have this issue along with the day after papers rom Ali-Berbick, Leonard-Hagler, Holmes-Cooney, etc)...
Those were the days. The Social Media Networks have taken over. Say good bye the Newspapers.