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Moore's corner

Updated: September 20, 2000, 5:29 PM ET
By Ron Flatter | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Fight Dec. 10, 1958 - One week short of his sixth anniversary as light-heavyweight champ, it appeared Archie Moore would not even last the first round against Yvon Durelle, a 29-year-old fisherman from the Canadian Maritimes, in Montreal's Forum. Though a 3-1 favorite, Moore was knocked to the canvas three times (one knockdown was later determined to be a slip).

While lying on his back the third time and taking a nine-count, the 40-something Moore told himself, "This is ...

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