Sucker punch: small town boxing in rural America is going mainstream - but who benefits? by The Guardian   1 year ago

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Rough N Rowdy offers local hopefuls, most with limited skills and little training, the chance to win $1,000 and make a name for themselves in the boxing ring. The event is being broadcast by Barstool Sports, whose CEO, Dave Portnoy, refers to boxers taking part as 'rednecks' 
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