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A Puncher Hits a Rough Patch
Richard Hoffer
December 13, 1999
Fernando Vargas took some lumps but kept his IBF junior middleweight title
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December 13, 1999

A Puncher Hits A Rough Patch

Fernando Vargas took some lumps but kept his IBF junior middleweight title

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It is also, unfortunately, typical of young boxers as they make the treacherous passage into full adulthood. Vargas is in the middle of his, and we won't know he's made it through until he has a bout that, win or lose, doesn't hinge on personal problems.

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