Originally written on The Queensbury Rules  |  Last updated 10/23/14
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The above video of ducklings trying to cross a road, Frogger style, is nerve fraying. Watching, you don’t know the outcome, whether the ducklings and their mother will make it to the other side of the freeway. Looking at the week’s boxing schedule, you can’t say the same. The vast majority of the fights this week are likely to be one-sided. Oh well, there’s always the replay of Juan Manuel Marquez’ emphatic victory over Manny Pacquiao airing on HBO on Saturday night, if you’re into something a bit more heart stopping than ducklings. Nonito Donaire vs. Jorge Arce, Saturday, HBO, Houston. Last week I predicted that Javier Fortuna vs. Patrick Hyland would be a live decapitation. It didn’t turn out that way. But this will. I’m sure of it. Junior featherweight action hero Arce (61-6-2, 46 KO) just doesn’t have the defence, nuance and youth necessary to hang with Donaire (30-1, 19KO). Arce is going to eat a left hook and his head is going to rotate 180 degrees. That’s all th...
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