A boxer narrowly avoids a bomb, and Stottlemeyer believes it won't be the only attempt with a championship bout coming up. Meantime, Monk splits his time between the case and contemplating retirement when he finds he must pass a fitness exam. Written by
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The fighters are named Ray Regis and Carlos Hiraldo. Their last names are references to talk show hosts Regis Philbin and Geraldo Rivera (Hiraldo and Geraldo are both pronounced the same). This adds an extra layer of humor to the big fight - Regis vs. Hiraldo/Geraldo - as noted by listening to the commentators during the fight who generally call the participants by their last names only. See more
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