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Tragedy and glory in September

The great Mexican boxing champions once flocked to Los Angeles

Updated: October 14, 2012, 6:00 PM ET
By Rafa Ramos | ESPNdeportes.com

LOS ANGELES -- Sons of poverty, as it should be. Incubated from hunger and from need and from misfortune.

Born in a habitat that is wild, criminal, promiscuous, prone to a degenerative process.

There, they come into this world, grow up, reproduce … and some also die. They are the great Mexican boxing champions.

Arturo "Cuyo" Hernandez, perhaps the putative father of most Mexican world champions, described it perfectly, maybe more as a diagnosis, a ...

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