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Five hours of Showtime boxing Saturday ended in a draw in the evening's main event between raw, clumsy cruiserweight Lateef Kayode and 43-year-old, borderline Hall of Famer Antonio Tarver, capping a series of fights that were sporadically entertaining.This was something of a new direction for the network, to pile up a ton of bouts in one night, and in theory it's a worthwhile notion to give people more bang for their buck. Problem is, few of those fights guaranteed excitement or the possibility of really shaking up the ranks of any particular division. The experiment might've been a success if things went better than they eventually did, but on paper this wasn't a thrill a minute, and that's how it ended up in reality, too, with even the pre-broadcast consensus most-fun bout between Austin Trout and Delvin Rodriguez disappointing.This isn't knocking Showtime for trying something new. It's just that these were five fights that would've been nice main e...
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