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Morales hopes for successful comeback

Updated: March 26, 2010, 9:03 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

After Erik Morales lost a close, grueling decision to then-lightweight titlist David Diaz in August 2007, he announced his retirement.

Morales -- who had clearly lost a step by that time -- said at the postfight press conference at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., that every time he got hit his head hurt, which is certainly a sign that it might be time to go.

Another sign was that the loss to Diaz was Morales' fourth consecutive defeat and fifth defeat in his past ...

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