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The best, worst and wackiest from boxing in Beijing

If you think the glory days of Olympic boxing were spent in Beijing, allow Eric Raskin to knock some sense into you with his list of the best, the worst and the weird from the '08 Games.

Originally Published: August 26, 2008
By Eric Raskin | ESPN.com

With only one bronze medal, no silvers and no golds at Beijing, this was the worst U.S. Olympic boxing team ever.

That's a fact.

This was also the worst overall Olympic boxing competition ever.

That's just an opinion. But it sure feels like a fact.

The computerized scoring system has not only led to wildly unpredictable (or sometimes predictably unfair) results; it has also bled all entertainment value out of the sport.

But just because the boxing in Beijing ...

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