How TV Networks Keep the Sport of Boxing Static

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Sports Illustrated

By Chris Mannix Synergy among networks and promoters can create positive developments—look no further than the Gervonta Davis-Ryan Garcia agreement—but it’s rarer than ever. Last week, the news that Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia had agreed to a deal to meet in 2023 reverberated through boxing. Not just because Davis and Garcia had come to terms but because competing promoters and networks had found a workable agreement, too. Among the issues that have caused boxing to lose the mainstream foothold it once held is that the sport has become fractured. Promoters have aligned themselves with speci…

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