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Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s opponent is not impressed
Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s opponent is not impressed

If we agree that boxing is the gift that keeps on giving, then Saturday night's offering here is a special package, with fancy wrapping paper and a big red bow. So often, when Floyd Mayweather Jr. is about to climb into the ring, the writing is mostly about the fighting. He is usually something like a 10-1 favorite, the other guy is usually overwhelmed and under-skilled and the result is pretty predictable. Mayweather will win and preen and say disgustingly arrogant things and we will wait for the announcement of the next charade. This time, it feels slightly different. It's not that we don't think Mayweather will win. It's just that his journey this time has been...

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