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The boxing brotherhood

Updated: August 4, 2004, 7:06 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

Ron Siler, as rugged a 112-pound boxer as you will find in the entire world, sounds a little defeated.

"Hello?" he says into the phone from his Cincinnati home. "I'm sorry, sir, but I can't hear you. The kids, they're a little noisy right now."

The father is no match for those kids -- Ron'nikko Ruffin (4), Alerion Siler (2), B'shawn Siler (1), and Jamerion Siler (11 months) -- which is saying something. Siler, a 23-year-old flyweight, will represent the United States at the Summer ...

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