“A Piece of Steak”, Jack London

In his short story titled A Piece of Steak, Jack London poignantly observed that “Always were these youngsters rising up in the boxing game, springing through the ropes and shouting their defiance; and always were the old uns going down before them.”

While Floyd Mayweather and Bernard Hopkins prove to be stubborn exceptions to this remark, the universal truth that exists here simply cannot be denied. Time and again, the grizzled veterans with their established names have been trampled by the tireless line of young hopefuls seeking to collect notable scalps on their path to prominence.

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