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Vasquez Q&A: 'I can do it all'

After two tours of duty in Iraq, unbeaten welterweight prospect continues climb

Originally Published: August 7, 2014
By Brian Campbell | ESPN.com

At age 28, unbeaten welterweight prospect Sammy Vasquez Jr. isn't wasting any time climbing the ladder in his young career.

Vasquez (15-0, 11 KOs), from Monessen, Pennsylvania, will make his fifth appearance in 2014 when he faces James Stevenson (21-0, 14 KOs) on Friday (10 p.m. ET, Fox Sports 1) in the main event at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Promoted by Mike Tyson's Iron Mike Productions, Vasquez, who turned pro in 2012, served eight years with the U.S. ...

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