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Boxing did not, after all, eat itself this past weekend. Thrilling fights and thrilling moments came like slot machine pings one after the other Saturday, sounding in places both expected and unexpected, keeping boxing fans feeling like they were lived in a near-constant state of jackpot. Two shows on two rival channels by two rival promoters weren't expected to pack two houses in Vegas just down the street from one another, but pack them they did.That doesn't mean boxing wasn't already gnawing on its own leg, though. For all the "what makes boxing great" material we got, I don't think the concurrent shows helped each other by being concurrent. We'd have gotten the same thrills, only spread out over two weekends, if they hadn't competed. More people could've seen both live. Everyone would've made more money. In other words, don't take the lack of a disastrous sinkhole from this one weekend as an excuse to get atheistic about the ongoing ...
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