Arturo Gatti


Birthday April 15, 1971

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Cassino, Italy

DEATH DATE Jul 11, 2009 (38)

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Italian-born boxer for Canada who participated in Ring Magazine's "Fight of the Year" 4 times from 1997 to 2003.

Before Fame

He turned professional in 1985 and won his first 14 fights, but after four straight losses decided to take time away from the sport.


His inspirational return to the ring, with nine straight wins and Intercontinental Light Welterweight Title, got him inducted in the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He had a daughter with his wife Charlene Fleming, who was also a professional athlete.

Associated With

He had three memorable bouts against the great Micky Ward, all three going to Ward in close decisions.