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Quick Hits: Vargas vs. Mayora, Gatti’s Farewell fight

May 5th has been named as a possible day for Fernando Vargas and Ricardo Mayorga to return to the ring against one another. Both fighter are looking to rebound from devastating knockout losses in their last fights, Vargas at the hands of Shane Mosley, and Mayorga at the hands of Mosley’s business partner and boss, Oscar De La Hoya. Fight fans are truly in for a treat. Fireworks should be expected both in and outside of the ring.

Arturo “Thunder” Gatti is looking for one last Hurrah. Gatti’s last fight will take place in the same city and area he has filled and adopted his entire career, Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ. No opponent or date have been made offcial, but some of the names being tossed around are Paulie Malignaggi, Lovemore N’duo, and Diego Corrales.
Brooklyn Native Luis Collazo underwent successful surgery on his left hand and will miss the next 3-4 month while recovering. We wish him the best on a speedy recovery.
36 Years ago today, history was made On March 8th, 1971, Muhammed Ali faced Joe Fraiser in what is considered one of the best boxing matches in history, known as “the Fight of the Century”. Frazier would be victorious that glorious night in New York, sending Ali to his first professional loss. The two warriors would meet again two more times with Ali winning both fights, including their final encounter, the Thrilla in Manila.


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