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In his senior year at Moffat County High School, Tyler Pogline trained with Ted Moralez at the Craig Elks Boxing Club. In only his second year, Pogline won the 2000 Colorado Golden Gloves Tournament in Denver at 147 pounds.

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MCHS grad preparing for Saturday match in Las Vegas

Ask Tyler Pogline why he fights and hear him deliver a Rocky Balboa quote. “Because I can’t sing or dance,” said Pogline, a 1998 Moffat County High School graduate, echoing the famous fictional boxer. Those talent shortcomings notwithstanding, Pogline will perform this weekend before a national audience.

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