Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Foreign fighters invade Houston

According to promoter and former heavyweight contender Lou Savarese: "Houston, in the last eight months, has become the most diverse city in the United States surpassing New York."

That diversity has impacted the Houston boxing scene, evidenced by teams of flag-waving, anthem-singing expatriates showing up at local fight cards cheering on fighters from their respective lands in languages ranging from Uzbek to Afrikaans to Polish.

Read more about some of the foreign insurgents who have injected a dose of international adreneline to what was already a colorful and cosmopolitan fight fraternity:

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