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The dog days of August suck

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

I just wanted to drop a quick update since it's been three days since anything has been up on BLH. With pro boxing taking the month off, essentially, there just isn't a lot to talk about. I'm tired of harping on the ODLH-Pacquiao situation, tired of talking about a fight that isn't even going to happen (Calzaghe-Pavlik), and the true drive for most of the big fights in the remainder of the year isn't in motion yet.

I can't even come up with any fun lists. Though you can read Graham Houston (one of my favorite boxing writers) and his super original Ali v. X comparisons.

In quick news:

Amir Khan is talking fight with Ricky Hatton for 2009. Classic style matchup right there. (Sporting Life)

The story won't die or resolve itself. Arum's waiting on Oscar. (Boxing Scene)

Wladimir Klitschko's potential clash with Alexander Povetkin looks like it'll be a go, and announced soon. I have no idea why Povetkin wants to rush this fight. (Boxing Scene) Here is an artist's rendering of Klitschko-Povetkin:


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