Corrales' inability to quit equals success

Originally Published: August 7, 2004
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com

After Acelino Freitas' shocking 10th-round surrender at the hands of Diego Corrales in their WBO lightweight title bout at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut, it was hard not to recall Corrales' stoppage losses to Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Joel Casamayor.

Corrales ranted and pushed after those fights, incensed that someone would pull the plug. In his world, a world that has seen more than its share of hurt and suffering -- both external and self-inflicted -- the ring is the one ...

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