OPEN SEASON / Tabloid queens will put up their dukes Here are the credentials for the featured combatants: In 1994 Harding was involved in a bungled plot hatched by her ex-husband to disable her Olympics rival Nancy Kerrigan with a club. Banished from amateur skating, Harding pleaded guilty to conspiracy. As a teenager, Fisher had an affair with auto mechanic Joey Buttafuoco, then shot and wounded his wife in 1992. Fisher served almost seven years in prison.

“This is legitimate,” Mike Darnell, Fox’s alternative-programming chief, told USA Today. “We’ll have a real referee, a real doctor, real announcers. To all the world, this will be a real boxing match.”

First the Olympics, and now this. What a winter.

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