Richie Sandoval

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Birthday
18, 1960
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
California

About

WBA Bantamweight Champion for 2 years from April 1984–March 1986, silver medalist at the 1979 Pan American Games.

Before Fame

He won the National Golden Gloves competition twice as an amateur.

Trivia

He had life-saving brain surgery after collapsing into unconsciousness during his fight with Gaby Canizales in 1986.

Family Life

His older brother is renowned Bantamweight fighter Alberto Sandoval.

Associated With

He and Shane Mosely are both from Pomona, California, considered a hotbed for budding boxing talent.