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2012-11-10 : Alfredo Angulo 154 lbs beat Raul Casarez 153¾ lbs by KO at 0:56 in round 1 of 12
Alfredo Angulo versus Raul Casarez Light Middleweight Bout
- Comeback bout by former light middleweight Angulo after a one year layoff, including seven months in the United States Immigration ICE Detention Center in El Centro, California, due to visa issues.
- After a trial, Angulo was cleared for release and his visa issues resolved, clearing the way for his return to the gym and comeback bout with Casarez.
- Angulo interview YouTube clip in the ICE Detention Center in El Centro by Damon Bingham [] "It took me awhile to see why god put me here to see the justice to so many...." (interview excerpt)
- Oscar De La Hoya Golden Boy press conference upon Angulo's release, "We want to get him a tuneup fight, we have to talk about the future with his (Angulo's team). We can Angulo back on track very fast."[]
- Article by Kevin Iole, 'Alfredo Angulo hopes to revive boxing career after seven-month INS detention' []
- Interview with Raul Casarez before the Angulo bout.[]
- Angulo shadowboxing in preparation for the comeback bout, and working the mitts with trainer Pepper Roach, YouTube clip.[]
- Angulo interviewed by Marcos Villegas of The Boxing Channel about his comeback bout outside the training ring, YouTube clip []
- Alfredo Angulo versus Raul Casarez weigh--in on Youtube.[]
- Angulo landed sharp,accurate and powerful straight right hands and a left hook to knock out Casarez at 56 seconds of the first round. Showtime televised co-main event also featuring the Abner Mares versus Anselmo Moreno WBC Featherweight title.
- YouTube Al Bernstein highlight video clip of Angulo knocking out Casarez with a left hook in the first round, also includes highlights of the Leo Santa Cruz IBF and Abner Mares WBC title bouts.[]
- Alfredo Angulo post-fight press conferences on YouTube, "I'l fight James Kirkland again, I have a really good team...."[][] and talks about new trainer Virgil Hunter.
- Cazarez was unbeaten in last 11 bouts coming into this bout, first loss for Casarez since getting stopped in the second rounds by Rudy Cisneros in 2005.