Carlos De Leon

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Birthday
3, 1959
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
3, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Puerto Rico

About

Won the cruiserweight world title a record four times and compiled a career record of 52-8-1 with notable wins over Leon Spinks and Bernard Benton.

Before Fame

He was born in Trujillo Alto and made his professional debut in March 1974.

Trivia

He lost his WBC title in a shocking upset to S. T. Gordon, who knocked him out in the second round.

Family Life

He began focusing on furthering the boxing career of his son, Carlos de León Jr., after his own retirement.

Associated With

He and Sugar Ray Robinson are two of the only fighters in history to have won one division's world championship at least three times.