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Tomorrow night, in a special edition of ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME®, former undisputed 160-pound world champion Jermain Taylor (29-4-1, 18 KO's) meets the undefeated Caleb "Golden" Truax (18-0-1, 10 KO's) in the 10-round main event.  In the 10-round co-feature, former middleweight world title challenger Ronald Hearns (26-2, 20KO's) will be dropping down in weight and looking to establish himself as a force in the junior middleweight division when he takes on former Cuban amateur standout Erislandy Lara (15-1-1, 10 KO's). For Hearns, the son of all-time great and soon-to-be hall-of-famer Thomas "The Hitman" Hearns, it will be the first time back in the ring since losing to "Super" WBA Middleweight Champion, Felix Sturm in February 2011.  Hearns put forth a spirited effort against the longtime reigning champion Sturm, but was eventually stopped in the seventh round.  Now after some time off, Hearns is looking to not...
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