Story by David Robinett
Through his first 15 fights, spanning just over four years, there was nothing remarkable about heavyweight Manuel “El Toro” Quezada.
Although an accomplished kickboxer, he had no amateur boxing experience and was well into a journeyman’s career, a few more wins than losses against mediocre opposition. A little bit of good fortune landed Quezada a regular-paying gig as one of the house fighters at the upstart Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Lemoore, California, but there wasn’t anything to suggest that Quezada would make a name for himself beyond that dusty central California town . . . Click here for more