5 Hot Names in Boxing Whose Popularity Won't Last

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5 Hot Names in Boxing Whose Popularity Won't Last
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Ward might be too good for his own good.

In boxing, being popular is a fickle business.

Some fighters have a style that is crowd-pleasing. They either have huge knockout power or are willing to slug it out in order to land their own punches.

Others you have to admire because of their natural boxing abilities and how they make a complex sport look so simple in the ring. 

But popularity can be fleeting, and you can have it one day but not the next. All it takes is one dub of a performance, one loss or one outside-the-ring transgression. The following five fighters may be popular now, but you can take it to the bank that their popularity won't last.

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