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Yahu Blackwell eyeing return to Mexico later this month, as well as Sep. 15 date in the UK

It’s about that time again for Yahu Blackwell (Photo: Team Blackwell)

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By Chris Robinson

Yahu Blackwell is back at it again, as the Nigerian cruiserweight is eyeing a July 15 return to the ring.

As we reported earlier this year, Blackwell last saw action in the ring on April 6, when he scored a TKO victory over Benjamin Hernandez down in Mexico.

Yahu Blackwell Returns to the Ring March 9 in Tijuana

Yahu “Rock” Blackwell, seen here with Floyd Mayweather, is back in action March 9 (Photo: Team Blackwell)

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By Chris Robinson

This past month in Las Vegas, I came across legendary boxing figure Joe Cortez.

Now retired as an official, Cortez is known best for having been a referee during some of the sport’s biggest matches over the years. These days, Cortez stays busy with commentating, as well as advising those in the sport.