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Boxer David Rodriguez announces retirement

Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:58:57 AM CDT   Updated On: Dec 02 2014 08:26:56 PM CST

After a first round KO, David Rodriguez retires at 36-2.

EL PASO, Texas -

After a 1- minute and 27-second fight, David Rodriguez's comeback was short-lived.

Rodriguez spoke to ABC-7 and said he was done with boxing. He said that this was the one job he loved to do most.

At 36-2, Rodriguez officially retired after the 87-second fight with Raymond Ochieng.

In January of 2012, Rodriguez was attacked with a knife in Arizona.  

A man slashed Rodriguez in the face with a knife from his ear to the jaw bone.

Read more on his knife attack in the related content section of this story.


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