All of the sports have a safety net, but boxing is the only sport that has none.
The only reason I started swimming was for water safety. Then, once I started falling in love with sports, I got more comfortable with it.
All of the sports have a safety net, but boxing is the only sport that has none. So when the fighter is through, he is through. While he was fighting his management was very excited for him, but now that he is done, that management team is moving on.
Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands.