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From fans' perspective, Calzaghe-Jones undercard failed to deliver

The main event between Joe Calzaghe and Roy Jones might've delivered, but like so many pay-per-views before it, the undercard left a lot to be desired, writes George Kimball.

Originally Published: November 9, 2008
By George Kimball | Special to ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Did the promoters -- in this case Joe Calzaghe and Roy Jones themselves -- encounter a streak of uncommonly bad luck, or was Saturday's televised undercard a blatant case of the old bait-and-switch?

From the time Calzaghe-Jones was announced, unbeaten Dmitry Salita's fans had looked forward to his biggest career challenge, a title bout against 140-pound belt-holder Andres Kotelnik that would have matched Ukraine-born boxers in the co-feature at Madison Square Garden.

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