Q: I’ve wanted to take up boxing for fitness and fat loss for some time. However, watching Deontay Wilder stagger about and bleed profusely from his ear has made me question whether there’s any method in the madness of boxing?

A: Let’s set the record straight. Deontay Wilder was on the receiving end of something outrageous. Whichever way you look at it, the feared Bronze Bomber’s aura of invincibility was obliterated with a healthy dose of his own medicine, and it would take a brave fan to suggest he would have survived the full fight had his corner not thrown in the towel.

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