Corrales' 10th-round take: 'Clear as a bell'

How do you come back from two knockdowns within two minutes? Diego Corrales recalls his miraculous victory in his first fight with Jose Luis Castillo.

Originally Published: October 8, 2005
By Diego Corrales (as told to Dan Rafael) | ESPN.com

Note: The 10th round of the first fight between Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo on May 7 in Las Vegas has been hailed as one of the greatest rounds in boxing history.

After nine blazing rounds of non-stop action in a very close bout, Castillo finally seemed to seize control of the lightweight unification fight. He knocked Corrales down twice with big left hooks. Corrales appeared to be out each time, but each time he surprisingly beat the count.

However, on both knockdowns his mouthpiece ...

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