Danny Perez knows about second chances. He's wasted a few. But a new life isn't just another opportunity.
It's his only one.
"I'm lucky to be alive," Perez said. "After I was practically dead, God gave me a new life.
"I have to take advantage of it."
About nine months after he was stabbed five times on the streets near San Diego, Perez (29-4, 17 KOs) started working on his rebirth with a unanimous
decision Friday night at Dodge Theatre over former Mexican Olympian Jose Luis Zertuche (14-2-1) in a junior-middleweight bout.
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