Originally written on The Queensbury Rules  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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A relatively quiet schedule this week, with a strange HBO show and not much else. The strangeness at HBO is a prospect-oriented tripleheader, reportedly the leftovers from an aborted attempt to establish a ShoBox competitor. Apart from that, things are thin, with only heavyweight Alexander Povetkin’s deplorable fight with the shell of Hasim Rahman really worth mentioning, and for all the wrong reasons. Get your fix of unprofessional and rather pathetic violence from the above video. Edwin Rodriguez vs. Jason Escalera, HBO, Saturday, Mashantucket Conn. Super middleweight prospects Rodriguez and Escalera are only the tip of the tripleheader iceberg this Saturday on HBO; the broadcast will also feature junior featherweights Luis Orlando Del Valle and Vic Darchinyan, as well as welterweights Alex Perez and Antonin Decarie. The best fight of the card would have been between light heavyweights Isaac Chilemba and Zsolt Erdei, but Erdei withdrew with an injury, as he is wont to do. Ro...
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