Pay Attention to the Fine Print, or Get Choked Out by Bad Contracts

By: David A Codevilla | April 23, 2014

Fighters want to fight; they want to spend their time training and analyzing their next opponents, so that they can knock out those opponents. They don't want to worry about what constitutes a valid signature, what "indemnity"; means, whether their long-time managers are legally licensed to use their names or images, or who has power of attorney over them for some (or any) purposes.

However, fighters who don’t pay attention to the legal aspects of their chosen profession, and (at the very least) read the contracts that are put in front of them, risk being knocked out just as coldly as if they entered a fight without training for it. Simply put, a fighter’s failure to take the time to understand what his contracts—with managers, promoters, media, training gyms, or any other person or entity that has a financial interest…

What Makes Golovkin So Good?

By: Coach Rich | August 11, 2014

I can still remember GGG’s introduction to American boxing fans with his dismantling of Gregorz Proksa. I was shocked. Proksa was no slouch and GGG put him down without any stress…

What is CTE?

By: Dr. Erin Sparks | August 05, 2014

Recently there has been a great deal of media attention focused on the long term effects of concussion and other traumatic brain injuries from contact sports. Most athletes who experience…