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But in the end the conditions may have played into the hands of the Australian, who admitted he played possum in the third set as he saw his opponent begin to fatigue.
My beloved swore blind that the gnawing noises I'd been hearing were all in my head as every time I called him to listen the crafty little creature played possum and remained silent until he was out of earshot,I could almost hear the hairy little so-and-so blowing a raspberry at me through the wall (the squirrel,not my beloved).
I've watched a lot of Evander's bouts, especially the last Michael Moorer fight where he played possum.