Found April 25, 2014 on The Daily Sports Herald:
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Carson, Calif. -- Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and Miguel Cotto have been the three biggest pay-per-view boxing stars for the past few years, but now, with retirement on the horizon for all three, an obvious question looms over the sport: Who will replace them and carry the torch for the next generation?Undoubtedly, there are many candidates waiting in the wings, all of whom have the talent to win fights and capture belts.  Among the names on that short list should be Keith Thurman, a powerful puncher who seems as good a candidate as any to eventually become the future face of boxing.In today's fight game, talent alone is often not enough, as superior fighters such as Andre Ward and Guillermo Rigondeaux are viewed as low box office draws due to their slick defensive style and low knockout rates.  An unfair perception? Absolutely.  Nevertheless, the perception seems to remain.On the other hand, many fighters with more fan-friendly, aggressive styles, seemingly are somewhat h...
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