Jose Napoles

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Birthday
13, 1940
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Aug 16, 2019 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1940
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Aug 16, 2019 (79)

About

International Boxing Hall of Famer, Undisputed World Welterweight Champion, and a WBA Welterweight Champion from 1971 to 1975.

Before Fame

His professional debut was a first-round knockout of Julio Rojas on August 2, 1958.

Trivia

He is part of an exclusive group of fighters that won 50 or more fights by knockout during their careers.

Family Life

He met his wife, Bertha Navarro, in Juarez.

Associated With

He succeeded Billy Backus as Welterweight Champion in 1971.