boxing

A Winning Look at the Forgotten Championship Belts of Golf and Other Surprising Sports

Championship belts are typically most synonymous with wrestling, boxing and mixed-martial arts, but the in the 19th century, they were so ubiquitous that they were even handed out for winning speed-walking competitions

Young Men Are Risking It All for Frat Fight Nights

A 20-year-old in Las Vegas died last month after representing his fraternity in a three-round charity boxing match. Though it’s a rare tragedy, his death is a metaphor for the reckless sense of invincibility that fraternities sell

The First Lady of Boxing Won’t Let the Sport Ignore CTE

To ensure combat sports aren’t following the NFL’s very slow lead on head trauma, legendary manager Jackie Kallen is working on new technologies that will gauge the damage to boxers’ brains immediately after a fight

Why Retired Boxers and Mixed Martial Artists Can’t Give Up the Fight

58-year-old Evander Holyfield might be the most recent example, but he’s far from the only legendary fighter to crave ‘one last bout’