Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 3/9/13
When Edwin Rodriguez (22-0, 15KO's) steps into the ring in the opening round of the upcoming coveted "Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super 4" Tournament in Monaco on March 30 against Olympian Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna (19-0, 13KO's), he will be looking to take a major step toward fulfilling his ultimate goal of becoming a world champion. Rodriguez, the IBF #3, WBC #3, WBA #3, WBO #12 and Ring Magazine #10-rated super middleweight in the world, is considered by many to be the favorite in the tournament.  Winning the tournament carries a 60% split of the $1,000,000 grand prize, as well as practically securing a world title shot for the Dominican-born Rodriguez.  If you ask the always-colorful Rodriguez, though, the real champions in his family are his two six-year-old twins, Edwin Jr. and Serena. The story of Edwin and his wife Stephanie's family since the twins were born severely premature more than six years ago has been well-documented during Edwin's climb up the professional ranks.  ...
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