Knocked Out From New York

I’m not a boxing fan. For those of you who are, you’ll recognize Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. as big names in the sport. Those two boxers will fight in the Spring of 2010.

Newsday asked boxing promoter Bob Arum if Yankee Stadium was being looked at for the fight. “No chance,” Arum told Newsday. “Nothing would please me more than to have it at Yankee Stadium, but the way the tax structure in New York is set up, it’s impossible.”

Taxes matter. Apparently the prime candidate for the match is the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Texas, of course, doesn’t have a state income tax.

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  1. [...] the location of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight taking place next Spring. New York’s Yankee Stadium was already ruled out due to New York’s high taxes. Now, the Staples Center in Los Angeles has also been ruled [...]

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