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The All-Prison Boxing Team

15.11.06 - By W. Gregory Guedel: Boxing is a rough sport. As such, it attracts more than its share of rough characters, both in and out of the ring. Acts of brutal violence that would be considered felonious anywhere else are both expected and celebrated as part of The Sweet Science. However, it is not always easy for fighters trained to inflict pain and destruction to turn off their aggression after the final bell has sounded. As a result, the roll call of professional boxing’s elite is replete with names that were (or are) also present on a roll of a different sort – a list of penitentiary inmates.

The following selection of fighters represent world champions or top-flight contenders who served time either before, after, or during their ring careers. Covering eight weight classes, they are a formidable crew that could compete in any era – and some of them still do. continue

Article posted on 15.11.2006



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