The time has come for a defined boxing season

The debut of "Wednesday Night Fights" in New Orleans kicks off an unofficial boxing season, Joe Tessitore writes.

Originally Published: April 4, 2006
By Joe Tessitore | Special to ESPN.com

With red, white and blue bunting draped across stadiums, it's easy to see that baseball's opening week is upon us. So is boxing's opening week. You heard me right. Boxing's opening week is here. The fight game might not have a league, a players union or a commissioner, but boxing does have a season. It runs from now through early September.

You think I'm crazy? You've never heard of a boxing season? Think about this. Have you noticed that there isn't any consistent TV boxing in late October, ...

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