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Choosing to retire on top after a Fight of the Night win over Bill Algeo in August, Ricardo Lamas left a legacy as one of the best featherweights of his time. It was a career filled with big wins and magic moments, but perhaps the most impressive feat was that “The Bully,” who is of Cuban and Mexican descent, fought for much of the last 12 years at 145 pounds.

“That is pretty amazing, considering what I normally walk around at and considering the food that was always on display,” Lamas laughs. “Just the fact that I've been having to cut weight since I was 14, and a lot of those times have been around the holidays, where we really get to enjoy our culture's food.