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On this audio edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman discusses the main lessons from the disgraceful snoozefest of a fight between Wladimir Klitschko and David Haye which took place July 2 in Hamburg, Germany. We not only acknowledge that Wladimir Klitschko deserves to be recognized as THE heavyweight boxing champion of the world, but also rip the disgusting theatrics used to package a non-competitive fight as a major event. We also explain why those MMA fans who do not understand or appreciate boxing should be very careful in comparing these sports solely on the basis of this dreadful fight.
We also discuss a number of other issues, including a correction on the issue of the use of steroids and endurance in combat sports, the upcoming M-1 Challenge MMA card on July 8, the Rios-Antillon and Williams-Lara competing boxing cards on July 9, combat sports and the Olympic program, and more.
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