Found November 23, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
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From a pure boxing standpoint, the comeback of Ricky Hatton Saturday on Showtime after suffering a series of brutal knockouts is probably ill-advised. But anyone involved whose trick knee aches when it's about to precipitate money probably is happy Great Britain's most popular fighter of the past decade, the gregarious, blue collar everyman from Manchester, is stepping back into the ring for the first time in more than three years. We're all about to walk anew in the Hatton Wonderland, as the song goes, and it will be snowing cash. In that sense, there's some appeal that's written into it in the ways in which boxing is the entertainment business. If Hatton's comeback is popular, it's because the fans are making it that way. Two recent fighters offer two contrasting lessons about the wisdom of coming out of retirement after being on the wrong end of a highlight reel. Erik Morales stepped away from the ring after two consecutive defeats by Manny Pacquia...
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