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The History And Resurgence Of Celebrity Boxing

As of late, the Paul brothers have been blazing in the world of Celebrity boxing. Logan coming off a fight with arguably the best boxer in the last 20 years in Floyd Mayweather. Which say Logan actually surviving the distance, which many thought he would not be able to do.

While younger brother Jake is set to face off angst former UFC Champ Tyron Woodly in an upcoming bout. The hype created around the Paul brothers have opened the proverbial flood gates for freak show fights of all manner. There was Lamar Odum vs Arron Carter, Peter Gunz vs the Cisco guy from Love and hip hop, hell even meme sensation wide neck got in on the action.

Many of the zoomers out there may think that this is a new phenomena but it's not, celebrity boxing actually got its roots back in the 80s and today we'll go through a history of celebrity boxing from it's start to the resurgence it's experiencing today. Before the celebrity aspect came into play, white-collar boxing events at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, New York began to spring up in the late 1980s.


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