- Feb 23, 2014
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I always thought it was the opposite. Often, poor rural people get made fun of for being into "rasslin."
As for boxing... I'd be hard-pressed to name a first generation boxer from either the past or present that didn't grow up poor. Off the top of my head, Canelo Alvarez is the only one I can come up with.
University boxing would be the exception.
Eg. Cambridge University Amateur Boxing Club