Boxing Should Be Banned
Should boxing be banned?
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Boxing is a very dangerous sport. Every year both amateur and professional boxers die in matches.
Boxing is unlike any other sport. The aim of boxing is to hurt the other man.
Boxing exploits young men (and sometimes women now).
Boxing has to have stricter rules than other sports because it is so much more dangerous.
Boxing makes violence look cool.
There is no reason to think that if boxing was banned it would continue “underground”.
The British Medical Association has repeatedly called for a ban on boxing
As a first step, professional boxing at least should be banned.
What do you think?