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Marquez, Juarez ready to put lost chances behind them

Juan Manuel Marquez and Rocky Juarez have blown chances and squandered opportunities throughout their careers. The man who can put it all behind him on Saturday will have a new lease on boxing, writes Ron Borges.

Originally Published: October 30, 2007
By Ron Borges | Special to ESPN.com

One man must win for a chance to correct the biggest mistake of his career. The other must win because to lose again would relegate him to the hard scrabble life of a fistic journeyman, a fighter with skills but not quite enough of them to survive where the air is thinnest and the money is thickest.

Every boxing match has its subplots. From four-round fighters to world champions, there are layers of stories that are often difficult to understand.

That is not the case for Juan ...

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