Antonio Cervantes

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Birthday
23, 1945
Birthplace
Colombia
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1945 (age 72)
Birthplace
Colombia

About

World Jr. Welterweight Champion who successfully defended his title an amazing 16 times. He is considered one of the best Colombian boxers of all-time.

Before Fame

He shined shoes and sold cigarettes to survive as a child.

Trivia

He was named Fighter of the Century by the Colombian Boxing Federation and National Association of Professional Boxing in 2000.

Family Life

He was born into an impoverished Colombian family.

Associated With

He was succeeded as WBA Super Lightweight Champion by Wilfred Benitez in 1976.