Wilfredo Vazquez

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Birthday
2, 1960
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1960 (age 56)
Birthplace
Puerto Rico

About

World champion in multiple weight divisions who transitioned into announcing the matches after retirement.

Before Fame

He started practicing boxing weeks after his father's death.

Trivia

He became the first boxer to have a marathon named after him: the 'Maratón Wilfredo Vázquez,' started in 1988 in Bayamón.

Family Life

He trained both his pro boxer sons, Wilfredo, Jr. and Israel.

Associated With

After winning his third WBA weight division, he expected to win "Boxer of the Year" in 1996, but the honor went to Evander Holyfield.