Found June 29, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
You want fights in the works? We got fights in the works. Quick Jabs, not so much. It was a light week for boxing news developments to comment upon in that regular column, so here's a mini-Quick Jabs before we get to what you came for: Ratings, gate for Antonio Tarver-Lateef Kayode. This thing goes to show how totally random, and sometimes seemingly unreelated, are vs. ticket sales vs. television ratings. The gate for Showtime's June 2 Carson, Calif. card featuring the Tarver-Kayode cruiserweight fight as the headliner was atrocious, which makes sense considering the biggest-name fighters on the card weren't from California but Florida, although there was surprisingly little griping from the usual suspects about that ill-advised location and embarrassingly low ticket sales. But then, for some reason -- maybe just because people had heard of Tarver and middleweight veteran Winky Wright? -- the card reportedly had a better peak rating than Victor Ortiz'...

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