Okay, seconds out. Welcome to Chronic Boxing. This site will showcase professional and amateur boxers. We'll talk about the well-known and the unknown. On the whole, some of the best fights I've seen are from people I never heard of, fighting their hearts out for a few dollars or nothing, for heart or pride.
Sunday, November 25, 2007
The Meaning of a Punch
Alex Morris writes an arresting portrait of 16-year-old amateur boxer Nisa Rodriguez, capturing the pitfalls and frustrations faced by women boxers. Telling photos add dimension to a world closed to the salon set. Morris' strong narrative features the usual gym characters: flamboyant boxing promoters, strutting gangstas, and dysfunctional families battling poverty and a lack of prospects. Rodriguez herself, who must spar with men in a sport short on females, shines through with hope and courage. in New York by Alex Morris, 26 November 2007 It's worth reading. Read more here...