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A night to remember in the Bronx

For this 19-year-old, Ali-Norton III was an unforgettable memory, not a scary one

Updated: June 3, 2010, 7:33 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

There hasn't been a boxing match at Yankee Stadium since Sept. 28, 1976, and in the ensuing 34 years two great myths have been perpetuated to the point that they are now accepted as indisputable fact.

The first is that the Stadium and its environs were "Death Wish" come to life, a jungle beset by marauding bands of hoodlums and muggers that made the area inside the ropes the only truly safe place to be.

The second is that the victim of most heinous crime of the night ...

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