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Fighter balances boxing, books, family

Updated: March 10, 2010, 4:43 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

Twenty-year-old Roberto Marroquin of Oak Cliff shares a bed with his younger brother, drives his three younger sisters to school every morning and is studying to be an accountant.

Such is life for a boxer who will be fighting in front of a crowd estimated to be near 45,000 on Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium.

Marroquin, a super bantamweight with a 12-0 record (nine knockouts), will fight Samuel Sanchez on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Joshua Clottey WBO welterweight ...

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