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Garcia beats Salido for WBO featherweight title

Updated: January 20, 2013, 1:28 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Mikey Garcia won a unanimous decision over Orlando Salido to take the WBO world featherweight title Saturday night.

The fight was stopped after the eighth round when an accidental headbutt by Salido broke Garcia's nose near the end of the round. Garcia won by scores of 79-70, 79-69 and 79-69.

"It is very broken," said Dr. Robert Polofsky, one of two New York State Athletic Commission physicians. "He couldn't breathe. It's too dangerous to have him continue the fight like ...

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