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Trainer Rudy Pena passes away in the Dominican Republic

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Another sad story in boxing has come, as 58-year old trainer Rudy Pena passed away from a heart attack in the Dominican Republic, according to

Pena trained the likes of Joan Guzman, Elio Rojas, Agapito Sanchez and Victor Cayo, among others, mostly early in their careers in the Dominican Republic. He was a respected "career builder" trainer who molded fighters and got them started off on the right foot.

Rest in peace, Rudy.

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