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Q: 1977 Professional Boxing Ring Magazine Ratings Scandal ( Answered 3 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: 1977 Professional Boxing Ring Magazine Ratings Scandal
Category: Sports and Recreation
Asked by: boxingprez-ga
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Posted: 12 Jan 2005 06:53 PST
Expires: 11 Feb 2005 06:53 PST
Question ID: 456064
Where can I find information about the 1977 Ring Ratings scandal that
cause ABD-TV to bounce a boxing tournament of their network?
Subject: Re: 1977 Professional Boxing Ring Magazine Ratings Scandal
Answered By: emjay-ga on 12 Jan 2005 08:04 PST
Rated:3 out of 5 stars
Hello boxingprez,

Thank you for your question!

The following pages contain information on the 1977 Ring
Magazine/United States Boxing Championships scandal:

An Interview With Boxing Historian Herbert G. Goldman (2001)
< >

Is Boxing on the Ropes? - decline in popularity due to numerous scandals 
by Thom Loverro
< >

Lee, IBF may face action in probe of corruption - NY Times article by
Timothy W. Smith (1999)
< >

Memories of phony fights on TV ? column by Manolo Iņigo (2004)

Television News and Television Sports ? A Profile of Roone Arledge
(former president of ABC Sports)
< >
(scandal discussed near bottom of page)

I used the following search strings to find your answer:

"ring magazine" 1977 rankings
1977 "ring magazine" boxing scandal

Please feel free to request clarification if needed ? all the best!

boxingprez-ga rated this answer:3 out of 5 stars
I found the same information, which is already available through a
google search.  Was looking for something more specific, like names,
dates, etc. Thanks anyway.

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