For many boxers, once the punches stop, the real fight starts.

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Boxers Confront Brain Injuries, Their Most Challenging Foe

Producer: Matthew Spolar

Research has shown that the violence inherent in boxing poses severe
and lasting health risks from brain injury. As part of a Retro Report
on what this might mean to the future of other contact sports,
including professional football, we met with two fighters who are grappling with the aftermath of a life in the ring.