IBR on The Cruelest Sport

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“Garcia, to borrow from Henry James, is like the number zero: his value comes from what he is paired with. He is at heart, a counter-puncher, looking his best against men who will accommodate his range and dig in. His two signature victories came against a bona fide banger, Lucas Matthysse, and a naked emperor who thinks he is dressed like one, Amir Khan. But even in winning, Garcia looked lost against Herrera, who clowned Garcia with his jab, and Peterson, who skittered away from Garcia for six rounds before bringing the type of fight “Swift” might not have asked for had he known it was coming. He never looked lost against Malignaggi; but then, he never looked especially impressive either.”

Read Zero Value: Danny Garcia TKO9 Paulie Malignaggi on The Cruelest Sport.

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