Author Archives: Nick Mancini
Boxing and concussions seem to go together … and at this time … it doesn’t look like that’s going to change. Nick Mancini brings us the story.
Lack of a standardized governing body deters safety in boxing
Nearly 90 percent of boxers suffer a brain injury, according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Writers who put the words “Youngstown” and “boxing” in a sentence are likely to put the names “Kelly Pavlik” or “Ray Mancini” in that sentence, too.
Close your eyes and picture this. An arena is filled with a haze of smoke from cigarettes and cigars. The men are dressed in suits and wear felt fedoras. The women are wearing evening gowns and fur coats. Some are sitting. Some standing. But all are focused on the two men in the square ring.