Boxer David Rodriguez announces retirement

David Rodriguez retires

EL PASO, Texas - After a 1- minute and 27-second fight, David Rodriguez's comeback was short-lived.

Rodriguez spoke to ABC-7 and said he was done with boxing. He said that this was the one job he loved to do most.

At 36-2, Rodriguez officially retired after the 87-second fight with Raymond Ochieng.

In January of 2012, Rodriguez was attacked with a knife in Arizona.  

A man slashed Rodriguez in the face with a knife from his ear to the jaw bone.

Read more on his knife attack in the related content section of this story.

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