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Biofile: Eusebio Pedroza Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WBA Featherweight champion made a division-record 19 successful title defenses over a seven-year reign. His ring record was 41-6 (25 KO’s). Was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1999. Ht: 5-8  Wt: 126 DOB: March 2, 1953  In: Panama City, Panama Boxing ...

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Roberto Duran and Orlando Montalvo: A Boxing Friendship

  By Scoop Malinowski Orlando Montalvo won a bronze medal at the 1976 Olympics in the flyweight division for Puerto Rico, the only medal for the island in Montreal. Three years later at the Pan American Games in San Juan, Montalvo met Roberto Duran. “I won a gold medal over ...

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Biofile: Roberto Duran Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: Boxing Hall of Famer. Four-time world champion. Ht: 5-7 Wt: 200 DOB: June 16, 1951 In: Guarare, Panama Childhood Hero: “Muhammad Ali. ” Childhood Dream: “Always wanted to be a fighter. ” Favorite Movies: “John Wayne movies. Arnold Schwarzeneggar movies. Terror movies. King Kong. Halloween. ...

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