“When Gennady Golovkin faces David Lemieux at Madison Square Garden in New York City tomorrow night the impossible will unfold. Unfortunately for Lemieux, who is too limited to garner better than +800 odds in his favor, this promise of the impossible does not portend an upset. No, the impossible is not in the cards for Lemieux; indeed, his fate on Saturday night will make many a card superfluous. Rather, it is the occurrence of the fight itself that turns logic on its ear: for how could anyone imagine a scenario where the most avoided fighter in boxing headlines against a massive underdog, not just on HBO, but on pay-per-view?”
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