Why can't we embrace Rigondeaux?
Cuba's slick but solemn craftsman lacks that 'something extra' to be a star
The longer you hang around boxing, the more you realize how complicated it is. At first it seems as straightforward as a punch in the nose. But it turns out to be a multifaceted ritual that says as much about the spectators as it does the participants. They mirror one another, reflecting the best and worst of the human condition in an ever-shifting cultural mosaic.
For example, Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko's immense popularity in Eastern Europe baffles American fans, while the ...
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