The Boxer

Manny Pacquiao is one of the world’s most famous and successful boxers. During his career, he’s earned well over $200 million. But he needs another fight. And he’ll need another after that. “Why? Because, of course, boxing’s not so well kept dirty secret is that, financially, most fighters can never stop. No matter how outlandish a fortune they’ve earned inside the ring and out, most greats not only never get ahead, few can even manage getting out from under.” SB Nation’s Brin-Jonathan Butler: Requiem for a Welterweight.

+ NYT: Reconciling a Sport’s Violent Appeal as a Fighter Lies in a Coma.

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