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Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 20 Nov 2014

Antonio DeMarco fighting for world title, cancer-stricken sister

By Lance Pugmire - LA Times

Antonio DeMarco was speaking about his pursuit of a world junior-welterweight title Wednesday, and it was as if the details of fight preparation turned trivial.

“Mostly today, I fight for the life of my sister -- it’s for her that I’m going up in the ring that night,” DeMarco said in Spanish to a translator.

The Tijuana fighter usually resides near trainer Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood during training. He was distraught upon arriving last month to work with Roach in the Philippines. A phone call from home in Mexico left DeMarco stunned to learn that doctors had detected bone cancer in the shoulder of his 13-year-old sister, Mariana.

She’s begun receiving chemotherapy treatments.

“Right now, the doctors give her...

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maybebabyny's Photo maybebabyny 21 Nov 2014

I cant see it happening but am pulling for DeMarco. Vargas has strong skill but seems an underachiever at this point.

ShameLess's Photo ShameLess 21 Nov 2014

Mane hope her better but dat nigga gonna lose