But for pro boxing middleweight Tori Nelson, ranked 1 in the U. Getting an interview with her was not easy.
A half-dozen bored servers in their trademark blue aprons stood against the wall; the kitchen was being inspected, which had all of them a bit on edge. Because there was nothing else to do at the restaurant, we had plenty of time to chat while Nelson waited for her shift to end. She often loses her train nudes thought—a symptom, she says, of being hit in the head too many times. As Nelson females my coffee mug, Fuck fighter asked how her sponsorships were coming.
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Nelson has been sponsored before, by an energy drink called Bounce Back and a local law firm, boxing neither of the sponsorships were enough to support her in any substantial way. She said Under Armour had recently expressed interest but ultimately chosen to go with a male boxer instead. Her dream is to sign with Reebok. Nelson, like nearly all female boxers, began training by sparring almost exclusively with men. There are still so few women in the sport that the training gyms pair men and women out of necessity.
Nelson got word from another server that the inspection was over. The sport, once a sexy ebony pron institution, has seen a sharp decline in popular support since the heydays of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.