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Mora upsets Forrest to become super welterweight champion

Originally Published: June 7, 2008
Associated Press

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Sergio Mora is "The Contender" no more.

Mora won the WBC super welterweight title Saturday night, outpointing Vernon Forrest at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Mora received winning scores of 115-113 and 116-112 from two of the judges and the third judge had it 114-114.

Mora, from Los Angeles, outworked Forrest in the second half of the fight, using short punches inside and superior movement.

Mora, the winner on the inaugural season of "The Contender" boxing ...

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