It was October 1989 when we went to the Arizona State Fair for a boxing card that included our friend Michael Carbajal, then an up-and-comer straight from the Olympic Games in South Korea one year earlier. On the undercard was a 22-year-old from Albuquerque who weighed in at 115 pounds, about ten ... More >>
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