Found June 11, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
(credit: Esther Lin, Showtime) Boxing has a way of making fools of us, again and again. Like most everyone, I was convinced that Erislandy Lara-Alfredo Angulo would be a sad, one-sided beatdown by the crafty Lara of the paleolithic and shopworn Angulo. Like most everyone, I thought the sublimely talented Chad Dawson would have too much sublime talent for the power-punching but untested Adonis Stevenson, although I wasn't quite as convinced as most. Then Angulo, despite a loss resulting from his already excessively prominent brow swelling to grotesque proportions, went and made it a surprisingly even fight for 10 rounds. And Stevenson only needed a little more than a minute to finish off Dawson. It's OK. If the price of feeling stupid is getting drama like we got this past weekend, I'll take the trade. Hell, it's downright necessary sometimes. A back-and-forth fight like Lara-Angulo would be enjoyable even in a vacuum, but the surprise of it was half the thril...

Alfredo Angulo makes statement after crazy finish to Erislandy Lara fight

Alfredo Angulo lost his fight to Erislandy Lara this past weekend, after a crazy finish which saw a seemingly random punch instantly end his night without him going down. Angulo took the punch, turned away from the action, and the referee called off the action. Angulo's face immediately began swelling, and speculation was that he had a broken orbital bone. Here, you'll find...

Boxer Alfredo Angulo's Broken Eye is Quite Something to Behold

Right about now, suffering from a broken orbital bone, fighter Alfredo Angulo probably wishes boxing had mandatory face shields sans grandfather clauses. **Follow us on Twitter, View Blitz Viral... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

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Marcos Maidana caps off a thrilling triple header by scoring a TKO over a game Josesito Lopez

Showtime wins the night!
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