Unfortunately for boxing the past weekend's headlines were dominated by the negativity surrounding the Pacquiao-Bradley decision. However, despite that black eye for the sport there was another fight which showed fans why we keep watching the sport we love.
In baseball, if a team is down 12-1 in the ninth inning fans know a comeback is not going to happen. But in boxing if a fighter is hopelessly down in a fight there is always hope - especially when you go by the name of the "KO King" - and that was never more in evidence than it was for the Randall Bailey-Mike Jones vacant IBF welterweight title fight on the Pacquiao-Bradley undercard.
Credit: Sumio Yamada
The aging former champ Bailey rallied from behind to score a dramatic knockout of the undefeated Jones. The story itself is amazing, as Bailey’s career looked to be coming to an end and then in a flash that all changed. In my opinion it is fights and moments like this which make the sport of boxing so great...