LAS VEGAS - Contrary to a popular opinion in the MMA community, boxing most certainly is not dead.
The 16,412 fans that packed Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena - nearly
1,600 more enthusiasts than the UFC has ever drawn to the venue - for
Saturday's Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley event proved that at boxing's
highest level, the sport still is financially viable.
Of course, that doesn't mean there aren't glaring opportunities for the
sport to improve and evolve. Nevertheless, UFC pres