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Fighting back

Waipahu's Brian Viloria rose from a hospital bed in the Philippines with a renewed sense of purpose

By Billy Hull

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 02, 2012

~~<p>With his soon-to-be wife bawling her eyes out at his bedside, Brian Viloria made a decision that changed his life forever. Nearly three years ago, Viloria's second world title reign ended as quickly as it started.</p>
<p>A hushed crowd at the Cuneta Astrodome in the Philippines sat in shock after an exhausted Viloria failed to successfully defend the IBF light flyweight title, losing to Carlos Tamara by 12th-round TKO in stunning fashion.</p>
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With his soon-to-be wife bawling her eyes out at his bedside, Brian Viloria made a decision that changed his life forever. Nearly three years ago, Viloria's second world title reign ended as quickly as it started.

A hushed crowd at the Cuneta Astrodome in the Philippines sat in shock after an exhausted Viloria failed to successfully defend the IBF light flyweight title, losing to Carlos Tamara by 12th-round TKO in stunning fashion. Login for more...



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