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Madera’s Rocky ends boxing show

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Entering the ring Saturday night to the theme song from the movie “Rocky,” Renteria’s Boxing Club’s Rocky Richardson didn’t let the crowd of more than 200 down, giving a dominating fight.

Richardson’s welterweight match with Daniel Morales of Hanford was the final bout of 20 during Renteria’s Boxing Show at Desmond Middle School.

Richardson dominated with a 45-16 victory to improve his amateur record to 12-3.

“The guy was trying to hit us in the body,” said Jesse Renteria, Renteria’s Boxing Club owner. “But we were counter-punching him. Rocky was getting him with hooks. Rocky made him miss and he was counterpunching. It was a good fight.” ...


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