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His legacy intact, Vazquez should retire

Updated: May 23, 2010, 10:48 AM ET
By Steve Springer | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- A fifth fight?

No. Never.

Whether it's the California State Athletic Commission, his manager, his trainer, his family, his friends, his fans or all of the above, somebody needs to reason with Israel Vazquez.

After losing on a third-round TKO to Rafael Marquez on Saturday night at Staples Center, in front of a crowd of 9,236, Vazquez should not only abandon his storied rivalry with Marquez after four fights, but his career as well.

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