Calderon fighting for respect for little guys (AFP)

Little Respect Calderon Boxing

By DAVE SKRETTA

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivan Calderon is accustomed to being overlooked. It’s easy, after all, when you stand just 5 feet tall. But the little Puerto Rican package of dynamite just might be the best pure boxer in the world.

He moves effortlessly between Spanish and English, dresses in dapper dark gray suits, and is so engaging that he commands attention like a circus ringmaster. And between the ropes he’s virtually impossible to hit, winning all 32 of his fights and putting on such a tactical display that he’s stopped an opponent only six times…Continue Reading

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