Perez readies for next bout with Abdusalamov tragedy on his mind

Monday January 13th, 2014
Mike Perez will take a heavy heart into his Jan. 18 bout against Carlos Takam in Montreal.
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"All the people around the world who think they know everything about boxing, boxing is a very serious sport," Perez said. "People can see what happened to [Magomed], it could happen to anyone. It could happen to me. This sport is not a joke."

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