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January 12, 1990 | LUZ VILLARREAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Luis Mendoza sits in the second-floor office of the Central Meat Co. at a desk piled high with paperwork. Civic awards hang on two walls and a mural depicting scenes of traditional Latino ranch life hangs on another. The mural symbolizes the life Mendoza left behind when, at the age of 13 and accompanied only by an uncle, he left his home town of San Luis Potosi in central Mexico to find his fortune in the United States.
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October 8, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Forum's reputation as a disaster area for boxing champions held firm Monday night, as Raul Perez of Tijuana dethroned World Boxing Assn. junior-featherweight champion Luis Mendoza of Colombia. In the past 11 months, there have been seven title fights at the Forum and the challenger has won six times. Perez was stepping up from the bantamweight ranks, where he had defended the World Boxing Council's bantamweight crown eight times before losing it to Greg Richardson at the Forum last February.
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January 21, 1991
Colombia's Luis Mendoza retained his World Boxing Assn. junior featherweight title, stopping Thailand's Noree Jockeygym at 2:10 of the eighth round at Bangkok.
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September 10, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
An injured elbow has forced World Boxing Assn. junior-featherweight champion Luis Mendoza of Colombia to postpone his title fight against Raul Perez of Mexico Monday at the Forum.
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September 10, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
An injured elbow has forced World Boxing Assn. junior-featherweight champion Luis Mendoza of Colombia to postpone his title fight against Raul Perez of Mexico Monday at the Forum.
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May 31, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Luis Mendoza knocked out Joao Cardoso de Oliveira with 32 seconds left in the seventh round to retain his World Boxing Assn. junior featherweight championship in a bout at Madrid.
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October 8, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Forum's reputation as a disaster area for boxing champions held firm Monday night, as Raul Perez of Tijuana dethroned World Boxing Assn. junior-featherweight champion Luis Mendoza of Colombia. In the past 11 months, there have been seven title fights at the Forum and the challenger has won six times. Perez was stepping up from the bantamweight ranks, where he had defended the World Boxing Council's bantamweight crown eight times before losing it to Greg Richardson at the Forum last February.
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June 29, 2008 | Sam Quinones, Times Staff Writer
On the West Side of San Bernardino, most everyone knew Johnny and Gilbert Agudo. They'd grown up in the tight-knit barrio. Handsome and charismatic, they were the presidents of two cliques of the West Side Verdugo street gang: Johnny, 31, of 7th Street Locos and Gilbert, 27, of the Little Counts. United, they led their gangs in feuds with rivals from other parts of town. But then things took an unexpected turn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
A 23-year-old man killed when an Amtrak train hit him committed suicide, police said Monday. Luis Mendoza, 23, was killed about 6:50 p.m. Sunday near Lake Forest and Overlake drives, officials said. The train's engineer was not able to brake in time.
SPORTS
May 31, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Luis Mendoza knocked out Joao Cardoso de Oliveira with 32 seconds left in the seventh round to retain his World Boxing Assn. junior featherweight championship in a bout at Madrid.
SPORTS
January 21, 1991
Colombia's Luis Mendoza retained his World Boxing Assn. junior featherweight title, stopping Thailand's Noree Jockeygym at 2:10 of the eighth round at Bangkok.
BUSINESS
January 12, 1990 | LUZ VILLARREAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Luis Mendoza sits in the second-floor office of the Central Meat Co. at a desk piled high with paperwork. Civic awards hang on two walls and a mural depicting scenes of traditional Latino ranch life hangs on another. The mural symbolizes the life Mendoza left behind when, at the age of 13 and accompanied only by an uncle, he left his home town of San Luis Potosi in central Mexico to find his fortune in the United States.
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