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Mora-Manfredo II: The Rematch

In his Los Angeles backyard, Sergio Mora defends his "The Contender" belt in a rematch with Peter Manfredo Jr. Saturday.

Originally Published: October 13, 2005
By David A. Avila | MaxBoxing.com

Sergio Mora, the champion from the first season of "The Contender," returns to his native town to engage in a rematch loudly requested by Sylvester Stallone during the finale held in May.

Now we get to see if Rocky knows his stuff. And while most of the millions of fans saw the East Los Angeles middleweight talent outslug and outscore the very admirable Peter Manfredo Jr., it was Stallone who loudly felt the contest was close enough to merit a rematch.

Now, before an expected crowd of ...

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