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Calderon has respect, now wants cash

Fighters in lower weight classes put on a good show, but struggle to get big dough

Updated: June 11, 2010, 7:17 PM ET
By Michael Woods | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

His frame is better suited for a jockey than a prizefighter. Ivan Calderon, all 5-foot, 108 pounds of him, is not built for pugilistic superstardom, not in this neck of the woods, anyway.

Calderon (33-0-1), who holds the WBO light flyweight (108 pounds or under) title, and defends it on Saturday night at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, isn't dripping with contempt or overflowing with frustration that his superlative skill set hasn't catapulted him to the top of the pound-for ...

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