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The new boxing game allows you to fight characters that resemble real life celebs Justin Timberlake, Brad Pitt, and the cranky ''Idol'' judge

By Clark Collis
Updated February 20, 2009 at 05:00 AM EST
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Upcoming boxing game Ready 2 Rumble Revolution (out in March) will let you fight characters that parody real celebrities but, for legal reasons, have different names. We asked the game’s announcer, Michael Buffer, to give us a preview.

Syphon Cruel
Looks like a certain Idol judge to us. Will fans want to punch him? ”Viewers of whatever show that may be might want to…” hedges Buffer.

Fight Clubber
Does he age backward? ”I don’t think so,” says Buffer. ”Whoever that is a reference to…” First rule of parodying Brad Pitt? Don’t talk about it.

Mal Function
The lithe young lightweight is bringing sexy boxing back. But Buffer parries any attempt to link him with Justin Timberlake: ”Who?”

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