Boxing in America: How “The Sweet Science” Changed American Society
To some, boxing is just a sport where people beat each other up. But a closer examination proves that the “sweet science” has been at the forefront of so many sociological changes in American society. In other words, it’s far from being just about people hitting each other. In this special edition of “The Man in the Arena”, Emmy Award winning broadcaster Ed Berliner welcomes former NYS Athletic Commissioner, current author on boxing history, and host on SiriusXM Randy Gordon to the mic where they lace up their gloves and reveal little known facts about how boxing has impacted America. From Jack Johnson to Muhammad Ali and so many others, it’s a revealing look at the negatives and positives that built this nation. Join Ed and Randy for another hard hitting episode of the show that always delivers in and out of e ring, “The Man in the Arena”.