[Part One: https://youtu.be/ha71miaCxLc]
In a Muppet boxing match, who are you putting in the ring? "Canadian by birth, Guyanese by association, Scotch by absorption. CX Mad scientist. Muppet researcher. Aspiring musicologist. Rarely met a sport I didn't like." - Randy N.
Ok, now that's out the way, listen to him explain what drives boxers and what drives their fans, and somehow tie it together with The Muppets.
Bob Ciosek, "Inside the numbers: MMA and boxing fans" - https://medium.com/@bob_6051/inside-the-numbers-mma-and-boxing-fans-cfef9e96522a
Sebastiano Mereu, "Boxing to understand fan motivations for sports consumption: The Wilder vs Fury rematch," Journal: Sports Business Research - https://sportsbusinessresearch.blog/2020/03/31/boxing-to-understand-fan-motivations-for-sports-consumption-the-wilder-vs-fury-rematch/
Jeff Pryor, "The appeal of boxing to its fans," The Guardian (13 Dec 2013) - https://www.theguardian.com/sport/queensberry-rules-boxing-blog/2013/dec/13/appeal-boxing-fans
And for more on how the Muppets create an audience: "Kermit Culture: Critical Perspectives on Jim Henson's Muppets" - https://mcfarlandbooks.com/product/kermit-culture/
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