“Saturday night, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley engage in a rubber match that the usual promotional hot air, even if it were present, would struggle to get off the ground. A fight featuring the most beloved fighter of his generation, one who, if no longer the terror of his prime, still figures to be better than the field, against one of the more battled-tested and determined fighters of recent history. And no one seems to care. How to explain that, then?”
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