Boxing: 5 Popular Fighters Whose Careers Diminished After Their First Defeat

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Boxing: 5 Popular Fighters Whose Careers Diminished After Their First Defeat
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Some fighters, like Manny Pacquiao and Bernard Hopkins, have been victims of early defeats in their boxing career, but they have all been able to reestablish themselves in the sport and become legitimate superstars thereafter.

Unfortunately for some great fighters, their first defeat took more than their undefeated records. It somehow seemed to have taken the souls out of these once-great fighters who were never able to shine as they once did under the big lights. Here is a list of five of those fighters. 

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