Commentary: How Boxing Could Get Off The Ropes

It's a little past midnight in a dimly lit corner of the Georgia Dome, and boxing pooh-bah Don King is booming into a microphone about how he plans to make his "next $100 million." His fighter on the Sept. 19 card, Evander Holyfield, has just managed to defend his twin heavyweight championship belts in a unanimous decision over a surprisingly strong challenge by a guy 25 pounds overweight, whose opponents' combined record is 181-511-19.

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