Found February 02, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
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That was unsatisfactory, but we knew it would be. On Friday Night Fights, Carlos Molina beat up an aging Cory Spinks for a decision victory, while Antwone Smith woofed at an ancient Jose Luis Castillo and also hit him sometimes for a decision victory. The bouts didn't totally lack in significance, but in some of the wrong ways. The bouts didn't totally lack in action, but in no way was the action blood-pumping -- it was empty, semi-sad action featuring old fighters taking punches they once wouldn't have. On the ESPN2 undercard, Castillo didn't have the legs or the size to contend with Smith at junior middleweight, and dropped a decision to him. Castillo was last truly relevant as a contender in 2007 against Ricky Hatton at junior welterweight, and probably was toast even then as a result of his all-time great ring war with Diego Corrales and other slugfests. A win over Ivan Popoca in 2012 surely gave Castillo the wrong impression about his viability. Smith had ...
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