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Baldomir a 'Cinderella Man' of sorts

Originally Published: November 1, 2006
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

For 71 years, James J. Braddock was the only fighter known as the "Cinderella Man," but now the former heavyweight champion has worthy company.

Baldomir

After Carlos Baldomir upset Zab Judah in New York -- Judah's hometown -- to win the welterweight world championship in January, Baldomir's handlers at Sycuan Ringside Promotions took to calling him "Cinderella Man," too. A modern-day version, anyway.

The nickname couldn't have fit Baldomir any better than a comfortable ...

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