Andres Aldama

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Birthday
9, 1956
Birthplace
Cuba
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Cuba

About

Nicknamed the "Cuban Assassin," he was a southpaw KO artist with a hammer of a left cross who won silver in the 1976 Olympics in the light welterweight competition and gold in the 1980 Olympics in welterweight competition.

Before Fame

His first recorded amateur bout was in February 1973 in Havana.

Trivia

He won welterweight gold at the 1979 Pan American Games.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in Cuba, where he learned to box.

Associated With

He took silver in the 1976 Olympics after losing a decision to the slick Sugar Ray Leonard.