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When promoters attack

Updated: February 28, 2008, 2:38 PM ET
By Dan Rafael
Instead of promoting fights, Gary Shaw and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer should consider stepping between the ropes to do battle.

Outside the ring, they're engaging in boxing's version of "When Promoters Attack."

First a little background: There's an unwritten rule in boxing that says promoters don't kick off a promotion for one fight while another promoter is in fight week promoting another event, especially if the two fights are going to take place in the same region.

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