Until the promoters get out of the way and give us the fights we want to see, exhibitionism will continue to be the big draw in boxing.
Floyd Mayweather will briefly come out of retirement to fight Instagram and Youtube sensation Logan Paul on June 6 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, FL, marking another exhibition event in boxing. There is a debate taking place in the boxing world as to the merit of these exhibition fights and whether they are good for the sport. Some think they help boxing, while boxing purists are resistant to them, feeling as though they dilute the sport and turn it into a sideshow. If you don’t like the exhibition fights, you can blame boxing for creating this problem. Until the promoters get out of the way and give us the mega-fights that we want, exhibition fights will continue to be the big draw in boxing.