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“Good first step on the road back for Cotto. His face held up. Seemed more confident with Manny in the corner. Cotto is still a force to be reconed with. A match with the slick Martinez would be interesting at 154. Foreman was brave. Mercante did his dad proud by taking over the white towel thing. Boxing has to do something about these wet corners. They should but down a big old drip pan under the stool between rounds then take it out and dump it.

Too many fighters are slipping in the corners on the wet canvas and logos. What about that orange stuff they used to throw on the floor in grammar school when sombody puked. Oil dry? The Dirrell-AA fight was a victim of the wet corner. Stop the wetness!”

— TSS reader The Roast sums up the Yankee Stadium showdown

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Another stellar year from our Forum crew, the best in this known universe. Results for Reader of the Year are still being tabulated. In a moment of weakness, I hired CJ Ross to help with the computation and, well, it didn’t go well. Happy New Year to the best and brightest amateur scribes! –Editor Mike

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(MGM) Grand Illusions

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“Boxing is full of optical illusions. And I give Money May MAD props for doing a mix of Houdini and Marlin The Magician. Wow! Money May fought a club-fighting-like humbug in “The Cali Ghost.” And a hyped-up B fighter in Canelo. The promotions were grand to get eyeballs and easy impressionable minds behind those PPV screens. Because the live gates didn’t sell out.” –Radam isn’t sold on this being the year of Money May

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War Torn But Still Dangerous

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“It must be said that even a wounded, war torn Martinez is still a more dangerous threat than Canelo for Cotto. The powers that be must be expecting a phenomenal turnout.” —Brown Sugar says that Martinez is a tougher out for Cotto than Canelo

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