A boxing match between a racist and a domestic abuser made a buttload of money. That’s right, fans gathered around their tv’s like it was the 90’s again; all rooting behind their favorite fighter-some with money on the line.
See, boxing has been kind of on the decline for some time. The bouts, which tend to be more hugging and resting than throwing punches like in the movies, suddenly seemed a lot less intense after something even more barbaric came along.
Enter; MMA. A combination of grecco-roman wrestling/grappling and submission moves, and Brazilian jujitsu, MMA threw their athletes is a cage and let them beat each other bloody.