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Episode 134 June 12, 2021

Game Time: What is ailing boxing and does it really need celebrities like Logan Paul?

The topsy-turvy trajectory of boxing has been affecting the viewership of this sport, turning the spectators indifferent towards it. Talented amateur, as well as professional players, are going unnoticed perhaps due to the rising hype around celebrity players like Logan Paul. The true admirers of the sport worry that despite the return of experienced professionals like Floyd Mayweather, in the quest for revenue generation and attracting the ‘Gen Z’ viewers, the authenticity of the game is being compromised. In this episode, hosts Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda discuss the recent bout between Mayweather and Logan, the current state of affairs in the boxing world, and the fading trust of fans in the game.


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Game Time: What is ailing boxing and does it really need celebrities like Logan Paul?The topsy-turvy trajectory of boxing has been affecting the viewership of this sport, turning the spectators indifferent towards it. Talented amateur, as well as professional players, are going unnoticed perhaps due to the rising hype around celebrity players like Logan Paul. The true admirers of the sport worry that despite the return of experienced professionals like Floyd Mayweather, in the quest for revenue generation and attracting the 'Gen Z' viewers, the authenticity of the game is being compromised. In this episode, hosts Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda discuss the recent bout between Mayweather and Logan, the current state of affairs in the boxing world, and the fading trust of fans in the game. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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