For the second time in his career, Tony Yoka stepped into the ring at Roland-Garros. Also for the second time, Jérôme Abiteboul is settling all the details of the meeting scheduled for this Saturday at the Porte d'Auteuil. For eight years now, he has been accompanying the French boxer, in the dual capacity of manager and promoter (according to the terminology used in this sport), i.e. both confidant and organizer.
The first meeting at Roland-Garros was a success, from an economic point of view - with a full capacity and many partners. On the sporting front, too, the goal was achieved with the victory of Tony Yoka. "Boxing is the most thankless sport. Unlike all other disciplines, it's not a game," says Jérôme Abiteboul. Defeat always adds moral distress to physical suffering, even for athletes and extraordinary personalities such as heavyweights. Getting back up is never easy, it's...
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