|Mike Perez returns to ring after Abdusalamov bout|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. ó Life and death are more immediate to Mike Perez than to most boxers. He escaped Cuba nearly seven years ago, clinging to a boat that could have capsized at any moment on a perilous trip over the lonely ocean.
When Perezís last opponent, Magomed Abdusalamov, nearly died after their bout at Madison Square Garden in November, the news reduced Perez to tears and soul-searching. Yet the rising heavyweight apparently never lost his resolve to continue fighting for everything he sought when he left Cuba.
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