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Old 09-14-2015, 08:47 AM #1
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Default My God, they actually have been saying boxing is dead for centuries

read the full article here:
http://theglitchking.sportsblog.com/...centuries.html

I always assumed that was just something people were saying till I stumbled onto these ancient articles from the google news paper archives dating back over 200 years. This is a long one and well worth the read. I think everyone here can appreciate this. Some of the text is scrambled though.

I'm going to quote from the articles found in the goodle news archives. They're well worth a read if you've ever stood on the boxing is dying bad wagon I read every one of these and love it. In no real order here are some I found most interesting.

1937 - Jack Dempsey knows his own game. When he says boxing will be washed up within a year, unless something's done, he's talking straight from his heart. "It isn't boxing anymore, he complains, "but just a big lawsuit."

Still, when Jack thinks the evils of his former occupation can be cleaned up by appointing a czar-someone like judge landis, who runs organised baseball, there is room for doubt

read the full article here:
http://theglitchking.sportsblog.com/...centuries.html
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