Corrales might repeat, after hitting floor again

The sequel to the classic might follow the same script: Corrales wins only after rallying from a knockdown, or Castillo will put the "finishing touches" on in the 10th.

Updated: October 6, 2005, 6:05 PM ET
By Doug Fischer | MaxBoxing.com

There are two schools of thought on the rematch Saturday (Showtime PPV, 9 p.m. ET) between Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo.

One theory is that Corrales proved in the first fight that he possesses the punching power to knock out Castillo (52-7-1, 46 KOs) and will do so earlier the second time around. The other is that Corrales (40-2, 33 KOs) absorbed more punishment than Castillo in their epic first encounter and will have less in the tank, physically, to hold off the relentless Mexican ...

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