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Every few weeks in boxing, it feels like we're saying about the weekend's upcoming match-up, "Not bad, for a replacement fight." Or maybe it just seems that way because it has only been a few weeks between one replacement fight for a hotly anticipated rematch of a 2011 Fight of the Year candidate and another. Back then, it was Josesito Lopez-Ortiz replacing Ortiz-Andre Berto II; coming up this weekend, it's Amir Khan-Danny Garcia on HBO replacing Lamont Peterson-Khan II.Would that we be so lucky with this one as the last. Lopez-Ortiz had action potential, but it exceeded all hopes. Khan-Garcia is a fight that has less action potential, although it does have some. On paper it's a more competitive match-up -- between two top-five junior welterweights -- than we expected with Lopez-Ortiz, although Lopez-Ortiz also exceeded all hopes competitively, too.Khan has made himself quite unlovable after coming out of the Olympic gates with some goodwill to start his pr...
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