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On this day: Israel Vazquez stops Rafael Marquez in Fight of the Year rematch

This is a criminally underrated rivalry. On August 4, 2007, Israel Vazquez regained the Ring and WBC junior featherweight titles by stopping Rafael Marquez at the Dodge Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. The official time was 1:16. Five months earlier, Marquez dethroned Vazquez in the seventh round of a classic encounter...
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Mexico legend Rafael Marquez to coach Barcelona B - sources

Former Mexico international Rafael Marquez is set to return to Camp Nou and replace Sergi Barjuan as coach of Barcelona's second team, Barca Atletic, sources have told ESPN. Barca announced on Tuesday that Barjuan would not remain in the role after missing out on promotion into the second-tier of Spanish football last season.
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Rafael Marquez following similar ideas to Xavi Hernandez

Whether it is a natural consequence of the level of football Barcelona live at or a result of the type of coaches that Barcelona employ, they appear to produce a continual line of players intent on playing ‘their way’. Obviously there are nuances and tweaks according to each...
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