When it comes to boxing, Montreal c'est magnifique

When you think Montreal, you think hockey. But increasingly, writes Joe Tessitore, you should be thinking about boxing.

Updated: June 5, 2007, 10:44 AM ET
By Joe Tessitore | Special to ESPN.com

Maybe we should change the "Friday Night Fights" theme song to include the lyrics, "With glowing hearts we see thee rise/The True North strong and free!"

If you're a hockey fan or studying for a local "Jeopardy" mall audition, then you recognize those words. If not, let me clue you in: They are the fourth and fifth lines of the Canadian national anthem. Appreciative ESPN boxing fans understand how strong the True North has been for our boxing broadcasts recently.

This Friday we are heading ...

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