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Perhaps a good Chelsea omen from the world of boxing?

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As the new EPL season unfolded yesterday, a tremendously entertaining and hard fought, down to the wire, boxing title clash took place last night in Atlantic City. Though HBO's boxing analysts had never mentioned football per se, it became quite obvious during the broadcast that the challenger, a Londoner, Darren Barker, was an ardent Chelsea fan. The bout pitted Barker (in the royal blue trunks) against his opponent, Daniel Geale, a titleholder (in the red trunks). Despite getting brutally knocked down in the 6th round ('a la' our trivial mid-season slump) and being badly lacerated, Barker had ultimately prevailed with the belt after 12 rounds, against all odds. Yet, while Barker technically outpointed his nemesis in the ring, this epic battle's triumph was predominantly achieved due to his sheer heart, will, and determination to win. Sounds familiar? Fight coverage/details: http://www.badlefthook.com/2013/8/18/4632636/geale-vs-barker-results-darren-barker-edges-split-decision-to-win-ibf

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