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If boxing is, as HBO's Larry Merchant has argued, "the theater of the unexpected," then welterweight Victor Ortiz is a candidate for a Tony each and every night he climbs between the ropes. Will he show unbelievable determination, or quit when things get too tough? Will there be a knockout, or will he foul his way into near-disqualification? What about ALL FOUR?If boxing is a source of inspiration about what human beings are capable of, then you can go to church with Josesito Lopez. With a relatively limited talent base, undersized, outgunned, bruised all to hell and taking a savage beating, Lopez this weekend provided 2012 with perhaps its biggest upset by toppling Ortiz.Whatever Ortiz' record says, these were two of the weekend's winners. I don't want to bite another writer's thing -- Michael Rosenthal does the "winners and losers" bit -- but by my count, Saturday night's Showtime doubleheader provided five winners. Lopez. Orti...
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