Outside the Ring: Boxing's Best Confrontations and Street Fights

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Outside the Ring: Boxing's Best Confrontations and Street Fights
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Boxing is meant to be contained in a carefully measured ring, with a referee and a bevy of officials keeping a watchful eye over the proceedings. Otherwise, things can get ugly quickly. When it's not properly contained, when the violence spills to the street, the result can be terrifying, funny or illuminating. As you'll see, it's often all three at once.

Join me in a journey through history and a look at 10 occasions, including incidents with megastars like Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali, when the ring wasn't nearly enough to suppress the chaos. Remember another wild confrontation? Let me know in the comments.

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