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Tom Brady
A title-bout upset even Hollywood couldn't script

N o matter how much Sylvester Stallone has tried, some things in boxing you just can't make up. It was enough late Saturday night that a 27-year-old man from Southeast Washington, homeless before a boxing trainer took in him and his little brother when the boy was 10, rocked the fight world by winning his first major world title over the prohibitive favorite. But when the HBO ring announcer, Michael Buffer, hollered the words, "And … NEW SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD … " and Lamont Peterson smudged his joyful tears against the arms of Barry Hunter and his handlers — and Amir Khan shook his head in disgust after the sport's umpteenth...