Ruben Olivares

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Birthday
14, 1947
Birthplace
Mexico
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1947 (age 70)
Birthplace
Mexico

About

Boxing Hall of Famer considered by many to be one of the greatest Bantamweight champions ever, 2-time World Bantamweight Champion.

Before Fame

His first professional fight was a first-round knockout of Freddy García at the age of 17.

Trivia

He was voted as the #1 Bantamweight of the 20th century by the Associated Press in 1999.

Family Life

His parents had 12 children, but only 6 survived.

Associated With

He defeated Bobby Chacon to win the WBC World Featherweight title but lost to him via unanimous decision two years later.