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Estrada, U.S. falling short in ring

Updated: August 23, 2004, 8:57 PM ET
By Steve Woodward | Special to ESPN.com

ATHENS, Greece -- The universal scouting report on American super heavyweight boxer Jason Estrada praises his unusually quick hands and tactical clarity.

On Monday night, in the bout that separated Estrada from a chance to compete for a medal later this week, the boxer did not mirror the scouting report.

Estrada fell behind in the judges' electronic scoring 6-1 after the first round and never recovered. He was thoroughly controlled by Cuba's Michel Lopez Nunez, 21-7, an outcome that ...

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