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Calderon's no Cotto in title defense

Puerto Rican beats Iribe, but still fails to fill Garden seats like his countryman

Updated: June 13, 2010, 5:54 AM ET
By Michael Woods | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Boricuas, Nuyoricans and NYC fight fans have been spoiled in recent years, as Miguel Cotto usually shows up the day before the Puerto Rican Day Parade and wows the Madison Square Garden crowd with his aggressive brand of boxing.

On Saturday night at the MSG Theater, another Puerto Rican boxing icon got busy pre-parade. Ivan Calderon's brand of pugilism, though, is of a different ilk, far more subtle than Cotto's. In a unanimous decision over Mexican challenger Jesus Iribe, ...

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