Punch Drunk

Boxing gyms are en vogue in America. Underground boxing events from the early ‘aughts have given rise to a new generation of legit boxing gyms that combine artistry and music with sport. Hannah Elliott reports for Bloomberg Business.

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Empty Feeling

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None of the Above

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Cover shot: Trevor Rosenthal – USA Today Sports Images