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It's a wonder what even just a few minutes of nice, crisp action can do for boxing fans thirsting for something more than controversy and letdowns.
A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, as that Sound of Music lady said.
The normal course of "whine for months, delight for days" should hold true for fans, as in just about any other boxing year. But this is the time of year where we expect a little more bang for our bucks. And bucks. And bucks.
In what hopes to be the rev-up to this summer's peel out on ESPN's Friday Night Fights, "Hammerin'" Hank Lundy rebounded from an early knockdown to seize a unanimous decision from Dannie Williams, who got his face near caved inward with jabs in the process.
But somewhere in there were some terrific exchanges and top shelf mixing.