Ismael Laguna

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Birthday
28, 1943
Birthplace
Colon, Panama
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
Colon, Panama

About

Nicknamed El Tigre Colonense, he became the Panamanian Featherweight Champion from 1962 to 1963, and was World Lightweight Champion in 1965 and 1970.

Before Fame

He was born in the city of Colon and was raised Orthodox.

Trivia

He was inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame in 1999 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2001.

Family Life

His grand-niece was Miss New York Panama 2013.

Associated With

He and New York's Billy Backus are both members of the International Boxing Hall of Fame.