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Sean & Johnston explore the ramifications of one of the most infamous moments in the history of professional boxing. On March 24, 1962, at Madison Square Garden in New York, Emile Griffith pummelled Benny “The Kid” Paret to death, live on national television. Before all this could take place there is the tale of homophobia, three brutal fights, poor decision-making, and that one fatal night which would send shockwaves around the world and leave the public questioning whether boxing had a place in the sports world.
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