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Boxing Promoter Kalle Sauerland Calls For Police Presence At Fights To Curb Rowdy Fans

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 19 / 17

Boxing promoter Kalle Sauerland said that police should be deployed inside boxing arenas to halt the "trend" of brawls between fans at fights, according to the BBC. Three fights broke out during the bout between George Groves and Jamie Cox at Wembley Arena on Saturday. On the same day, a 19-yea...

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