Weinman returns from nearly 21-year layoff

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Mark Weinman returned from a nearly 21-year layoff - a record for the longest time between fights - to stop Elvis Martinez at 39 seconds of the second round Friday night.

The 50-year-old Weinman, the New York middleweight billed as the "The Hebrew Hammer," improved to 12-3 with his 10th knockout. He won the first 11 fights of his pro career, then retired after losing three straight fights - the last to Kelvin Prather in a light middleweight bout Sept. 20, 1991.

The 32-year Martinez is from the Dominican Republic.

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