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Heavyweight hopes and lightweight lessons

It took the "Galaxxy Warrior," Nate Campbell, to remind fight fans that anything is possible in the boxing world. Can David Haye and Sam Peter follow Campbell's lead and reinvigorate the heavyweight division?

Updated: March 11, 2008, 9:55 AM ET
By Eric Raskin | ESPN.com

Just over a week ago, the sport of boxing celebrated a significant anniversary: five years since the last pay-per-view heavyweight fight that sold as much as one-tenth of the buys that Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather generated.

That fight was Roy Jones vs. John Ruiz, a curiosity that attracted 600,000 pay-per-view buys.

Since then, we've had a curiosity that consumers weren't nearly as curious about (James Toney vs. Evander Holyfield), a failed attempt to squeeze the last ...

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