Time to credit Laila Ali for what she is
Laila Ali asked me this last week on Friday Night Fights whether I wanted to be her Howard Cosell. "If you had a hairpiece I'd pull it off," she told me. I'd go get one if she promised to go after it.
Women's boxing has come a long way since Christy Martin began popularizing it about a decade ago, and I have met plenty of female fighters who take themselves and their profession very seriously. But sex sells, and there is no question about it -- it is more than her last name and steadily ...
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