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Arce still has much fight left in him

Despite a lopsided loss to Vic Darchinyan, Jorge Arce demonstrated his warrior spirit and heart, and he isn't ready to ride into the sunset just yet.

Originally Published: February 8, 2009
By Robert Morales | Special to ESPN.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Jorge Arce's left eye was puffy after only one round Saturday, courtesy of that heavy left hand with which Vic Darchinyan couldn't miss him.

When Arce came out for the second round, he seemed to have that "What did I get myself into?" look on his face.

The feeling at that moment was, if Arce were to be knocked out quickly, he might want to consider retiring. He's only 29 years old, but when a fighter in the lighter weights has had nearly 60 fights, ...

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