By Daxx Kahn January 1st, 2011 All Boxing Articles
Every year's end is reserved for holiday celebrations that promote peace, good tidings, and tributes according to the religious belief’s one follows.
The New Year that ensues shortly afterwards begins with reflections of the years past and hopes for better ones to arrive in the future. This time of year is meant for people to think of others by showing them it is not what we have in a monetary sense but what is in our hearts that truly shows how much we care for them just as it lets us know how much we are cared for in the same manner.
What I have always found to be amusing about the holiday season is that it is only this time of year we seem to bring up our fondest memories to share with one another, almost as if they are locked away in a small little vault way in the back of our minds that relies on a time coded lock only opened from December 24th through January 1st and once relived they return into that vault for 12 more months.
Boxing is a sport that has no seasons, there are no limits on how many fights one can take part in, and if one is able the amount of championships that they can possess is almost limitless.
In short, boxing unlike our yearly reminisce amongst each other during the holidays of fond memories continues to produce moments that we as spectators will remember a lifetime all year long.
It takes more than just the champions to make our sport revolve; contenders, journeymen, promoters, referees, announcers and anyone in-between all play important roles in boxing. Each helps in one way or another to elevate our sport into something that surpasses everyday life allowing us the opportunity to share an extra memory or two with one another when the opportunity arises.
It why this time of year I make it a point to take one last moment to briefly mention those we lost in our boxing community over the years past before our new year begins, because according to our nature it may be a while before we relive amongst each other what those who sacrificed so much for during their careers left behind. More...