As “The First Lady of Boxing,” Jackie Kallen’s legacy in the sport has long been set. (She’s been a guiding force behind the careers of everyone from Thomas “Hitman” Hearns, to James “Lights Out” Toney, to Bronco McKart.) In fact, these days, she’s much more interested in the legacy of the sport itself than her place in it — particularly as to how it relates to protecting fighters from the debilitating effects of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, better known as CTE.
To that end, she’s currently searching for corporate sponsors for Wavi, a health-tech company that’s developed a product capable of evaluating the brains of not only athletes, but of anyone who feels like their brain may be suffering from a debilitating condition and wants to track its condition in real time. Read More