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Hector Camacho Biofile  | read this item

Hector Camacho Biofile

  (Note: This Biofile interview was conducted in New York City in 1995.) Status: Former Lightweight and Junior Lightweight champion. Pro record is 79-6-3 (45 KO’s). Ht: 5-6 1/2  Wt: 147 DOB: May 24, 1962  In: Bayamon, Puerto Rico Childhood Heroes:  “Muhammad Ali, Ray Leonard.” Nicknames:  “Macho Man, Little Man, Papa Man.” Hobbies/Interests:  “Jogging, watching […]

Tribute Biofile Carmen Basilio (1927-2012)  | read this item

Tribute Biofile Carmen Basilio (1927-2012)

Status: Former Welterweight and Middleweight champion. DOB: April 2, 1927 In: Canastota, New York Childhood Heroes: “Jimmy Braddock, Joe Di Maggio, Joe Louis, Willie Pep.” Childhood Dream: “To fight for the world championship in Yankee Stadium and win. It came true in 1957 against Ray Robinson. Ain’t too many boys who can say their dream […]

Ozzie Guillen Classic Biofile (1996)  | read this item

Ozzie Guillen Classic Biofile (1996)

(NOTE: This Biofile was done in 1996 at the Chicago White Sox training camp in Sarasota, Florida.) Status: Manager of Miami Marlins. Former MLB shortstop from 1985-2000 with Chicago White Sox, Baltimore, Atlanta and Tampa Bay. DOB: January 20, 1964 In: Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela Baseball Inspirations: “Roberto Clemente. David Concepcion – from Venezuela, shortstop.” […]

Roger Bloodworth: My Life In Boxing  | read this item

Roger Bloodworth: My Life In Boxing

Veteran American trainer Roger Bloodworth talks about his long career in boxing and shares some insights and memories of Golota, Whitaker, Adamek, Peden, Molina, Tyson, Adamek vs. Vitali, and much more… “I wasn’t a boxer, I was a wrestler in school. My first memory of boxing is my son Derek fighting when he was eight. […]

Biofile with Oscar De La Hoya  | read this item

Biofile with Oscar De La Hoya

Status: Six-time world champion boxer and 1992 Olympic gold medalist. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 154 DOB: February 4, 1973 In: Los Angeles, CA Childhood Heroes: “Alexis Arguello, Ray Leonard and Julio Cesar Chavez.” Age Started Boxing: “Seven.” Hobbies/Interests: “Golf. One thing about golf, you can never be too good. It’s a challenge, the patience, the frustration. […]

Biofile with Arthur Abraham  | read this item

Biofile with Arthur Abraham

Status: Former IBF Middleweight champion will face Carl Froch on Sat. in Helsinki, Finland in the SHOWTIME Super Six tournament. Record: 31-1 (25). Ht: 5-10 Wt: 168 DOB: February 20, 1980 In: Yerevan, Armenia Childhood Hero: “Iron Mike Tyson. My idol in boxing.” First Boxing Memory: “My first fight I have too much feelings of […]

Biofile with Antonio Margarito  | read this item

Biofile with Antonio Margarito

Status: Former WBO and IBF Welterweight champion. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 154 DOB: March 18, 1978 In: Tijuana, Mexico Childhood Heroes: “Tom and Jerry [laughter]. In boxing – Julio Cesar Chavez.” Nicknames: “Tony The Silencer – my manager (Sergio Diaz) is trying to give me that nickname, because he says my punches are silent but deadly.” […]

Classic Biofile: Julio Cesar Chavez  | read this item

Classic Biofile: Julio Cesar Chavez

(Note: This Biofile with legendary champion is from 1993 – my second year as a professional journalist. It was the peak of the Chavez reign, just before the infamous San Antonio showdown on September 10, 1993. I was very lucky to get this Biofile with Chavez who did very few one-on-one interviews with American media. Glady […]

Biofile with Adrian Gonzalez  | read this item

Biofile with Adrian Gonzalez

  Status: San Diego Padres All-Star first baseman. Ht: 6-2 Wt: 225 DOB: May 8, 1982 In: San Diego, CA Baseball Inspirations: “My parents, my brothers, Tony Gwynn.” Nicknames: “Gonzo, that’s it.” Hobbies/Interests: “Play golf, fish, bowl.” Favorite Movie: “Tombstone.” Favorite TV Show: “Friends.” Musical Tastes: “Luis Miguel, Vicente Fernandez.” Early Baseball Memory: “I started […]

Biofile with Chris Arreola  | read this item

Biofile with Chris Arreola

  Status: Former world heavyweight title challenger. His record is 28-1 (25 KO’s). Will box Tomasz Adamek in Ontario, CA in April. Ht: 6-4 Wt: 250 DOB: March 5, 1981 In: Los Angeles, CA Childhood Hero: “My main childhood hero is Julio Cesar Chavez. Not only was he a great fighter but a great person […]

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