We are holding out hope that 2013 will be a banner year for the Sweet Science. Recent years haven’t been so bad, but failed to deliver on their expected promise to some extent. Here are some things that can breathe some life into the sport and thrill existing fans, while hopefully luring in some new ones.
A True Super-Fight
I’m talking Leonard-Hagler or at least Trinidad-De La Hoya--something along those lines. It’s doubtful that it could even happen. Who could you match that would reach those heights? Klitschko vs. Klitschko? Well, that’s not going to happen. If anything, we learned that if a super-fight is to be made, it should be made. Mayweather-Pacquiao now looks like it will never happen. Too bad.
The sport cannot afford to squander opportunities like this ever again. It doesn’t say much for the caretakers of the sport that Mayweather-Pacquiao never happened or if it ever will--it will be under diminished conditions. Considering the precarious position this sport is in in rela...