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Timothy Bradley can't leave boxing without some appreciation

Timothy Bradley can't leave boxing without some appreciation

Timothy Bradley’s retirement from boxing late Saturday night was lost in the shuffle of super-featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko’s impressive victory on ESPN.

Bradley, who’ll turn 34 on Aug. 29, allowed it to transpire that way.

The proud Coachella Valley fighter who made himself a two-division champion by improving through bouts at a Corona lumber yard and the Ontario Doubletree hotel ballroom did not return messages left him by The Times last week after the Ring first reported he would leave boxing.

As he served his new duty as a television analyst alongside his former trainer Teddy Atlas on Saturday, a statement was emailed to reporters.

“There always comes...

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