Podcast: The dangers of boxing


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Tris Dixon, author of Damage – The Untold Story of Brain Trauma in Boxing, speaks to Matt Christie and Alex Steedman about safety in boxing

IN a special bonus podcast, Tris Dixon talks to Boxing News about his latest book, Damage – The Untold Story of Brain Trauma in boxing

The subject matter – that of brain damage in boxing – is notoriously difficult to address in a sport that thrives on punches to the head. Nonetheless, it’s explored in detail here.

Dixon, alongside current BN editor Matt Christie and Alex Steedman, talks earnestly about the sport he loves, the fighters he’s met and the sobering conclusion he’s come to: In boxing, there is no such thing as a dot-to-dot guide to getting out unscathed and damage can strike at any time. 

This in-depth look at safety in boxing is a must-listen for the entire industry.

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