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Why Football Won’t Go the Way of Boxing (Yet)

Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- One of the most exciting American boxers in years will defend his title this weekend. You’ve probably never heard of him.

His name is Adrien Broner, and although he is the world lightweight champion, he is not exactly famous. That boxing is no longer a popular sport in the U.S. is hardly a revelation. The reasons for its demise, however, may surprise you.