After the bizarre finish to the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz fight last month, I thought it would be a shoe-in for least satisfying boxing main event in 2011. Our site's mystery benefactors, the ones who actually allow us to cover pay-per-views without destroying our tiny operating budget, agreed.
Turns out we were wrong. Oh, so very wrong.
Unless you have no access to television, the internets or social media of any kind, you already know what happened to end the Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson fight. Here's a capsule version anyway: The fight lasted two rounds, it ended with more clinches and takedowns than punches landed, the winner scored a TKO without landing a fight-ending punch, and both fighters were booed by fans during their post-fight interviews.
At least Mayweather had the decency to end his bout with two vicious head shots. Plus while I firmly believe that fight would not have been close if it had gone longer, at least it held the promise of some interesting e...