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Garett Fisbeck Modified: April 18, 2013 at 11:58 am •  Published: September 24, 2012

Boxing is something that I was fairly unfamiliar with before Thursday night, when I went to cover the World Boxing Union Lightweight Championship at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.

One of my favorite things about being a photojournalist is going places that I would probably not go otherwise.  Experiencing new things like the culture of boxing keeps my life interesting.

Octavio Garay, of Muleshoe, Texas, during a fight against Vincente Hernandez, of Oklahoma City, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Octavio Garay, of Muleshoe, Texas, during a fight against Vincente Hernandez, of Oklahoma City, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Vincente Hernandez (right), of Oklahoma City, fights Octavio Garay, of Muleshoe, Texas, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Vincente Hernandez (right), of Oklahoma City, fights Octavio Garay, of Muleshoe, Texas, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Vincente Hernandez, of Oklahoma City, wins a fight against Octavio Garay, of Muleshoe, Texas, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Vincente Hernandez, of Oklahoma City, wins a fight against Octavio Garay, of Muleshoe, Texas, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Tracy Thomas announces a fight at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Tracy Thomas announces a fight at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Ron Aubrey (right), of Oklahoma City, fights Alonzo Toney, of Inglewood, Calif., at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Ron Aubrey (right), of Oklahoma City, fights Alonzo Toney, of Inglewood, Calif., at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Bo Gibbs Jr. (left), of Oklahoma City, fights Lyle Barron, of Oklahoma City, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Bo Gibbs Jr. (left), of Oklahoma City, fights Lyle Barron, of Oklahoma City, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Bo Gibbs Jr. (left), of Oklahoma City, fights Lyle Barron, of Oklahoma City, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Bo Gibbs Jr. (left), of Oklahoma City, fights Lyle Barron, of Oklahoma City, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Bo Gibbs Jr. (left), of Oklahoma City, fights Lyle Barron, of Oklahoma City, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Bo Gibbs Jr. (left), of Oklahoma City, fights Lyle Barron, of Oklahoma City, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Noah Zuhdi fights German Jurado, of Panama, for the title of WBU World Lightweight Champion at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Noah Zuhdi fights German Jurado, of Panama, for the title of WBU World Lightweight Champion at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Noah Zuhdi fights German Jurado, of Panama, for the title of WBU World Lightweight Champion at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Noah Zuhdi fights German Jurado, of Panama, for the title of WBU World Lightweight Champion at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Noah Zuhdi reacts after winning the title of WBU World Lightweight Champion at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.  Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Noah Zuhdi reacts after winning the title of WBU World Lightweight Champion at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. Photo by Garett Fisbeck, The Oklahoman

-Garett Fisbeck


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