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July 15, 1995 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez, counting the days--and dollars--toward a prosperous retirement, is the light-flyweight everybody wants to fight. Gonzalez, the only man in boxing recognized as champion by more than one major organizing body, says he will box for one more year, 18 months at most. Then, after two or three bouts, as he has promised his family, he will remove his powerful 5-foot-1 body and crowd-pleasing style from the sport.
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July 16, 1995 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a classic meeting of little men Saturday night, Saman Sorjaturong, a virtual unknown from Thailand, crawled up from the canvas twice and emerged with swollen eyes, a barely audible voice and one of the most stunning, thunderous upset knockouts in the history of boxing's lighter divisions.
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July 16, 1995 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a classic meeting of little men Saturday night, Saman Sorjaturong, a virtual unknown from Thailand, crawled up from the canvas twice and emerged with swollen eyes, a barely audible voice and one of the most stunning, thunderous upset knockouts in the history of boxing's lighter divisions.
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July 15, 1995 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzalez, counting the days--and dollars--toward a prosperous retirement, is the light-flyweight everybody wants to fight. Gonzalez, the only man in boxing recognized as champion by more than one major organizing body, says he will box for one more year, 18 months at most. Then, after two or three bouts, as he has promised his family, he will remove his powerful 5-foot-1 body and crowd-pleasing style from the sport.
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June 3, 1990
Humberto (Chiquita) Gonzales (26-0 and 20 knockouts) of Mexico City fights No. 1 contender Luis (Kid) Monzote (21-7, 7 KOs) of Miami in a World Boxing Council light flyweight title fight at the Forum Monday. Gonzales, who will be making his third title defense, won the title on a unanimous decision over South Korea's Yulwoo Lee on June 25, 1989. Monzote, who has won eight consecutive fights, is a southpaw.
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