Pacquiao-Cotto is Boxing at its Best

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Fights like this are why I love boxing. This is pure, the pay-per-view bout Saturday. Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto are two of the most exciting fighters of the last decade, delivering explosive action every single time they enter the ring. They are the elite of the elite — set weight aside, and Pacquiao is the best fighter in the sport, while Cotto is in the top 5. There is no one on Earth either of them wouldn’t fight, each owning wins against the best possible opponents they could conceivably have found. Both have rabid followings in their homelands that ought to make the MGM Grand the loudest place in the world Nov. 14. And by almost sheer virtue of what Pacquiao and Cotto do in the ring, this is a...

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