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Photos and quotes: Chris Arreola destroys Seth Mitchell, Efrain Esquivias upsets Rafael Marquez

Two careers may have met their relevant end last night on Showtime, as Seth Mitchell and Rafael Marquez suffered devastating defeats to Chris Arreola and Efrain Esquivias.

Last night on a special edition of Showtime Championship Boxing, Chris Arreola rather predictably wiped out Seth Mitchell in one round, while Efrain Esquivias picked apart a washed-up Rafael Marquez in the co-feature. Both fights had plenty of action and produced notable results. Here are some post-fight quotes from the fighters:


"I want to thank myself for putting the work in. I worked my ass off in Phoenix preparing for this fight. I respect Seth for his power, but the big difference for me was in training camp."

"I have been my only downfall. I should only have one loss on my record. All my other losses are on me for not training properly. But I came here to win tonight. And it was easy work."


"I got caught. I am very disappointed. I was confident in my ability to win this fight. My heart just hurts right now. This was a big fight for both of us, a fight that I wanted. I didn't want to step back after beating Johnathon Banks."


"I am slow starter. He caught me early, but I finished strong and that's what matters."

"It means everything. He's one of my favorite fighters. When he beat Tim Austin I became a big fan of Rafael. Now, I am in the ring with him and it's a huge honor. I am still his biggest fan. He's a great champion."

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