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Boxing vs. MMA or boxer vs. reality?

Updated: August 16, 2010, 3:47 PM ET
By Todd Martin | Sherdog.com

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was originally sold on the concept of fighting style against fighting style. Masters of kung fu, karate, Muay Thai and jiu-jitsu would battle to prove which fighting discipline was superior.

The elephant in the room during MMA's discipline versus discipline days was the sport of boxing. A few boxers did compete in the UFC. Most memorably, Art Jimmerson wore one boxing glove for his bout with Royce Gracie at UFC 1. But a topflight boxer ...

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