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...
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