Boxing : Boxers Dying or Left Serious...

Boxing : Boxers Dying or Left Seriously Injured After Fights

There are 2 comments on the The Independent story from Oct 21, 2009, titled Boxing : Boxers Dying or Left Seriously Injured After Fights. In it, The Independent reports that:

Approximately 500 boxers have died in the ring or as a result of boxing since the Marquis of Queensberry Rules were introduced in 1884.

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Kirkcaldy, UK

#1 Oct 21, 2009
Obviously there is a risk to the health of any boxer that participates in the sport.Fortunatley there have been many safety and medical advances since the sport began to protect the welfare of the boxers.Many other contact and non contact sports are statiscally as hazardous,eg horse riding,car racing,rugby,rock climbing to mention but a few.
Dr Joe

Saint Cloud, FL

#2 Oct 22, 2009
Boxing is a sport for morons. If you can call it a sport. The thugs will get kids serously injured or killed. The popularity is dying and soon it will be gone. Looks like the UFC is taking over. So popular due to white fighters.

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