Sucker punch: small town boxing in rural America is going mainstream - but who benefits?

Rough N Rowdy offers local hopefuls, most with limited skills and little training, the chance to win $1,000 and make a name for themselves in the boxing ring. The event is being broadcast by Barstool Sports, whose CEO, Dave Portnoy, refers to boxers taking part as 'rednecks' 
A puncher's chance: amateur fight event offers a desperate swing at glory
View the video at https://www.theguardian.com/sport/video/2018/jan/16/i-feel-i-can-be-the-greatest-with-west-virginias-amateur-fighters


(Source: The Guardian, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Huoh7Cui8_s)
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