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IBR on The Cruelest Sport

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“The first round set the pattern for the remainder of the fight. Khan, 139 3/4, piled on punches at a rate nearing the Fibonacci sequence. No more running from aggression like he was looking for shelter during an air raid, or clinging to his opponent like a life ring in a shipwreck; Khan stepped just out of Molina’s range after unloading, and in the rare moments when he was pressed against the ropes, he landed quick combinations before sliding away.”

Read Reclamation Station: Amir Khan TKO10 Carlos Molina on The Cruelest Sport.

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IBR on The Cruelest Sport

“Undisputed odd man out Timothy Bradley has nearly scuttled his December 15th rematch with Lamont Peterson. A Peterson fight on HBO is the best case scenario for Bradley, who has seen any momentum he gained from beating Manny Pacquiao dissolve in the ether. Commenting on the proposed matchup, however, Bradley said, “I think he’s the only guy available to fight right now, so I’m willing to wait.” Choosing to wait is Bradley’s prerogative, but Godot would arrive before a better opponent than Peterson presents himself.”

Read Dishing It Out: On Bradley-Peterson, Berto-Guerrero, Broner-DeMarco, Khan-Molina, and Orlando Cruz on The Cruelest Sport.

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IBR on The Cruelest Sport

“It’s fitting that junior-middleweight roughneck James Kirkland has accused trainers Ann Wolfe and “Pops” Billingsley of giving him two black pills that left him in a stupor prior to his disqualification victory over Carlos Molina last March. Kirkland’s recent purging of his camp strikes one as a decision concocted under the influence, the type of rash move made by an unruly brat filled to the gills with liquid courage or hopped up on pharmaceuticals.”

Read “Dishing It Out: On Klitschko-Charr, James Kirkland, Amir Khan, And Alexander-Garcia” on The Cruelest Sport.

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