In what became a bruising and bloody affair, Chris Pearson, the unbeaten Trotwood middleweight, made a triumphant return to the ring Friday night in Las Vegas in front of a sellout Hard Rock Hotel and Casino crowd that included several folks from Dayton (NBA players Norris Cole and Chris Wright sat ringside), baseball legend Pete Rose and the fight game’s pound-for-pound best boxer and Pearson mentor, Floyd Mayweather.
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