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Boxing Mon Nov 23 2009

A Little Perspective

hudginsrodriguez.jpgSure watching the Bears stumble their way to yet another loss, this time to the Philadelphia Eagles (more on that later) is bad, but there are some things that make even that debacle pale in comparison.

While most of us were cursing Jay Cutler and Company, promising Chicago boxer Francisco Rodriguez passed away Sunday night, apparently the result of a TKO he suffered in his bout against Teon Kennedy Friday night in Philadelphia, a fight to determine the vacant USBA super bantamweight championship. Rodriguez collapsed in his corner, was rushed to the hospital and died when his family made the decision to take him off life support.

His opponent's co-manager, Doc Nowicki, was quoted on Philly.com as saying, "We stopped off for a cheesesteak after the fight and I told Teon, 'It might not be looking too good for the other guy, T. What we all need to do now is pray for his recovery.' But sometimes prayers aren't enough."

 
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jesus / November 23, 2009 2:29 PM

no mporta donde estes simpre estaremos contigo campeon

anthony mercado / November 23, 2009 3:39 PM

Man no puedo creer que my paco se me aya ido,yo estudie con el en la kelvin park hs. El era siempre bien alegre y nos yevamamos mui bieyo le desia paco y el medesia mi negrito, siempre le dije que tuviera cuidao pero sefue como un campeon en my corazon. Lo siento en el alma y que dios locuide en el sielo tus amigo quenunca te orvidan anthony, yordany

anthony mercado / November 23, 2009 3:41 PM

Man no puedo creer que my paco se me aya ido,yo estudie con el en la kelvin park hs. El era siempre bien alegre y nos yevamamos mui bieyo le desia paco y el medesia mi negrito, siempre le dije que tuviera cuidao pero sefue como un campeon en my corazon. Lo siento en el alma y que dios locuide en el sielo tus amigo quenunca te orvidan anthony, yordany

Miguel Rodriguez / November 23, 2009 4:36 PM

Mi mas sentido pesame para mi primo Baro y familia. De parte de tu primo Miguel Rodriguez R. Que Dios lo tenga en su Santa Gloria.

NANCY TAPIA / November 23, 2009 5:02 PM

NUNCA TE VAMOS A OLVIDAR PACO ERES EL MEJOR MI MAS SENTIDO PESAME PARA SUS PADRES Y HERMANOS Y FAMILIA RODRIGUEZ

Alberto Salazar / November 23, 2009 5:51 PM

R.I.P.

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