More Strikeforce fallout
If you want some perspective on the damage Strikeforce's postfight brawl had on business this past Saturday, you might want to recall the unfortunate match between Emile Griffith and Benny Paret in 1962.
At the time, both boxing and pro wrestling had proven to be valuable sports content for the then-burgeoning world of television. The action was easy to make out on small screens, and promoters were able to market stars without the restrictions of regional audiences. But on that night, ...
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