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Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Manny Pacquiao in what for some crazy reason was the biggest payout sports event ever. People were obsessed with a fight between two boxers who are years past their prime and in the welterweight division, no less, not the big boys.

What is crazier than all the obsession about the fight is the fact people were disappointed with the fight. Mayweather out-boxed Pacquiao...what else did they expect would happen? It sounds to me like they expected a toe-to-toe war, which leads me to two conclusions about boxing and the people who watched this fight.

1) The people who were into this fight and especially those who were disappointed, aren’t boxing fans and probably...

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