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Which pay-per-view to view?

Updated: May 16, 2008, 10:26 AM ET
By Dan Rafael
We've got ourselves a very nice boxing weekend, don't we? Start off with ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" with former heavyweight titleholder Chris Byrd unveiling his new light heavyweight body as he attempts to reshape his career at 175 pounds against Shaun George.

Make sure to set the DVR for Telefutura's "Solo Boxeo," which features a nice little junior featherweight scrap between former titleholders Jhonny Gonzalez and Mauricio Pastrana.

And then comes Saturday, where the main show of the weekend is HBO's very interesting "Boxing After Dark" card featuring a trio of exciting prospects in step-up fights: ultra-exciting 2004 Olympic gold medalist Yuriorkis Gamboa against Darling Jimenez in a junior lightweight fight; all-action brawling junior middleweight Alfredo Angulo against Richard Gutierrez and pure puncher James Kirkland in a junior middleweight fight against tough Eromosele Albert. This is a true throwback "BAD" card where all three fights could be entertaining and all three prospects are in harm's way.

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