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Now that we've had a few days to digest the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley decision, some of the initial outrage has subsided. Note that the operative word in that sentence is some.The world is still spinning, the sun still shining. Boxing isn't dead, this too shall pass, and whatever other cliches you want to throw in here still apply. It doesn't change the fact that many people are still pissed off about that startling split decision verdict for Bradley. Lots of them paid good money to watch and are now experiencing something called buyer's remorse. I feel bad for all of them.With time to organize my thoughts, I've come to the conclusion that the effects of the decision branch out in lots of different directions. The sport will survive, as it always does, but that doesn't mean it will do so without dealing with all the ways that Pacquiao-Bradley sucked. Here, in approximately descending order, are my top five: 1. Effective aggression is dead (at least in...
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