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Floyd-Manny megafight won't halt sport's decline

Lack of new stars, new genres, poor regulation a body blow to boxing

LATE PUNCH-UP: Mayweather (left) and Pacquiao are 38 and 36 years old. Their failure to meet earlier robbed the boxing world of a great story.


THE superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao is expected to be the highest grossing bout in history but will do nothing to resuscitate a sport that has been in perpetual decline for years, say experts.

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