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Best Local Boxer Miami 2006 - Juan Arroyo

Although his best fighting days are behind him, it's difficult to beat Arroyo for narrative arc. From rough roots in Allapattah, he became one of the best boxers Miami has ever seen. He's gone seven rounds with Hector Camacho, one of the all-time greats. He's been in Roberto Duran's inner circle. He's fought the world champion in his weight class, appeared on ESPN, and enjoyed a 21-bout winning streak. He also became a crack addict and serial robber who was in and out of jail for twenty years. Arroyo has since turned his life around, hasn't touched drugs in years, and at age 41, is still winning some fights.
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JACKIE
JACKIE

He's a amazing boxer...I remember seen him fight when I was just a little girl...he's the best miami has to offer.....I have complete faith in him! and know no one out there can go toe to toe with him.... :0)

Bryan
Bryan

It doesn't matter where you are right now. Just remember where you've been, what you come from and where you can be again. Keep the faith kid!

jailene
jailene

dis my uncle!! i love dis dude!! he was IS the best boxer i have ever seen in miami!! Havent seen him in a while but i hope i get to talk to him soon!! love you uncle!!

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