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Sometimes boxing resembles that old series of Miller Lite commercials, where the rival factions take turns shouting at one another, "Great taste!"/"Less filling!" That's what I like about this Eric Raskin column. It preaches the Miller Lite lesson, "Why not both?"I thought the two sides would stop shouting at each other after Andre Ward's performance on HBO this weekend. Not only were the purists immensely satisfied, but 99 percent of the commentary I saw out there was that Ward had also finally, satisfactorily answered the age-old gladiatorial question, "Are you not entertained?" with an aggressive stoppage win over Chad Dawson.Some bloodlusts cannot be sated, I suppose. Some of this is simply a matter of taste. The thing about taste is, you can defend it, you can explain it, you can even try to sway it in others. But for whatever reason -- the most commonly cited reason was that the fight was one-sided -- Ward-Dawson had some holdout...
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