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So this is where we are in 2017. A 36- year old career welterweight who has been inactive for more than 3 years, leapfrogging a laundry line of contenders in a higher weight-class that he’s never fought in before, to fight for a belt that he may not defend – or worse, defend against big names instead of legitimate challengers. 1,099 more words
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