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Taking a risk was once a foreign policy to Roy Jones. Fighting Joe Calzaghe on Saturday is a step into the danger zone for the living legend. But is Jones too late in his career to appease his critics?

Originally Published: November 4, 2008
By Eric Raskin | ESPN.com

Roy Jones is not the porridge that Goldilocks chose.

Few opinions about Jones and his greatness fall into middle ground.

Or to use terminology that is particularly appropriate this week, there aren't many swing states when it comes to rendering a verdict on Jones. You're either dark red or dark blue.

The stances on Jones generally are limited to two options: Either he's one of the very best ever to lace on gloves, or he's all smoke and mirrors, a fraud who couldn't have ...

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