Bonifacio Avila


Birthday June 5, 1950

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Colombia

Age 73 years old

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Light middleweight division Olympian at the 1972 Summer Games who failed to medal. He finished his professional boxing career with a 17-9-3 record.

Before Fame

He made his professional debut following his Olympic debut against Eduardo Hurtado in 1973. He won the fight by knock out in the first round.


Two of his three draws came against the same boxer, Alirio Quinonez, after he had already beaten Quinonez once before.

Family Life

He was born in Colombia where a large number of his earliest fights took place.

Associated With

He was defeated by Carlos De Leon in one of the later matches of his career.