Band Boxing Essay

767 WordsFeb 13, 20134 Pages
Boxing should be banned despite the major impacted it has had on society. For years boxing have made people dream of being in the ring, surround by people cheering them on. They are captivated by the pride that is brought. Many people, predominantly men, have looked up to these boxers with a immense admiration. This is how athletes are manipulated into using boxing as tool for personal improvement. Boxing also promotes class and racial segregation. For many years now boxing has been directed towards many ethnic communities. It would also have do with the staggering amount of money that is made in this career and with that comes greed, for lack of a better word, is bad. It clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge has marked the downward surge of mankind. Boxing has lead to many health risks including Parkinson's disease. Many athletes forget of these risks because they turned a blind eye and have looked to the fame and fortune that comes with sport. Many argue that boxing has helped many people to control their anger. In source D Marino claims that the sport of “boxing helps” young athletes “control their emotions.” In such cases boxing does not prove to control persons anger, such as in the case of Mike Tyson, who was a tyrant to his surrounding and himself. During one fight Tyson was aggravated with so much anger he bit off his opponent’s ear. It wasn’t until he retired from boxing that he began turning his life around. Tysons incontrollable anger has proven that boxing is not a solution for anger management. Among some communities where the opportunity to succeed in life is limited. It is not rear to find that many people turn to sports to have a better a life. “The ranks of boxers are populated in the main by those of African-American and Latin

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