racism in boxing
A History of Racial Epithets In Boxing
From the time of Jack Johnson all the way up to the nineties heyday of British boxing, race has been used to define fighters and ethnicity used to sell fights.
The Boxing Career Of Nazi Defector and Waffen-SS Recruit Eric Pleasants
Though Eric Pleasants was seemingly an unlikely recruit to the fascist British Free Corps, he nonetheless served under the banner of Hitler’s political crack troops. He also boxed for them, using his expertise from back home.