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Boxer appears to feign injury to get out of fight

US Junior boxer sustains ‘phantom punch’

Daniel Mitchell, a boxer competing in a junior-welterweight bout against Jeremy Bryan, appears to fake an injury during the first round of their fight, which took place in Newark, New Jersey.  Brought to our attention by deadspin.

Take a look at this video, the ‘phantom punch’ to Mitchell’s right eye is at about 1:44.

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