Boxing is one of the world’s most punishing sports. On the surface it is a battle of brutes banging each other until one drops. But underneath, boxing is a study of angles and timing; anticipation and guile.
The boxing ideal is to punch without being punched, but rare is the boxer who does not find himself battered and bleeding at some point in his career.
With his struggle so exposed the boxer can inspire by fighting through, exhibiting an indomitable spirit capable of expanding beliefs of what a human being is able to endure.
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The judges ruled against Rahman in the eighth round after the fight was stopped.
A legendary brawler, Gatti lost this, his final fight, in a seventh round TKO.
The fight went 12 round, but Margarito lost on unanimous decision.
The fight was stopped after six round when Klitschko's cut was deemed too severe to continue. The TKO loss was Klitschko's last defeat.
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