Dead boxer still fighting
By Mark Brown December 13, 2013 10:04PM
Updated: January 16, 2014 6:53AM
It will come as no surprise to anybody who knew the late Chicago boxer Johnny Lira that researchers have found he took too many blows to the head during a long career in the ring that began at age 8.
Lira would have liked hearing that, but not nearly as much as he’d have liked to know that even in death, he’d done something to help his fellow boxers.