Cortez's judgment shows in, out of ring
Very few kids dream of becoming a referee one day. But in those rare cases when the dream of a boxing career meets a thirst for justice and fairness, a path may be found into the prizefighting game -- the biggest fights on the biggest stages in the world.
And in the world of boxing, it doesn't get any bigger than this:
"It was the night in which I refereed that fight with Julio Cesar Chavez at Aztec Stadium," said Joe Cortez, the instantly recognizable referee ...
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