Is Salvador Sanchez alive?

Deceased (1959–1982)
Salvador Sánchez/Living or Deceased

How old is Salvador Sanchez?

23 years (1959–1982)
Salvador Sánchez/Age at death

What nationality is Salvador Sanchez?

Salvador Sánchez/Nationality
Salvador Sanchez, byname Chava, (born Jan. 26, 1958, Santiago Tianguistenco, Mex. —died Aug. 12, 1982, near Mexico City), Mexican professional boxer, world featherweight (126 pounds) champion, 1980–82.

Where was Salvador Sanchez born?

Santiago Tianguistenco, Mexico
Salvador Sánchez/Place of birth

What killed Salvador Sanchez?

August 12, 1982
Salvador Sánchez/Date of death

What Mexican boxer died recently?

An 18-year-old Mexican boxer died Thursday, five days after she was knocked out and injured in a Montreal ring. Groupe Yvon Michel, the organizer of the boxing event, said Thursday that Jeanette Zacarias Zapata died from injuries sustained in a bout with Marie-Pier Houle on Saturday night at IGA stadium.

How old was Salvador Sanchez when he fought Wilfredo Gomez?

Unfortunately, the career and life of Sanchez ended suddenly at just 23 years old in a car accident in Mexico in August of 1982. It was nearly one year to the day after the impressive win over Gomez. Sanchez is still revered, as a Mexican sports hero, four decades after his title run and his life was cut short.

Who did Salvador Sanchez fight?

Sanchez’s words to Laporte after their fight would tragically become prophetic when Sanchez was killed in a car accident on August 12 of 1982, and, on September 15, Laporte captured the vacant WBC world Featherweight title by knocking out Mario Miranda in ten rounds at the Madison Square Garden.

Who did jeanette zacarias zapata fight?

Jeanette Zacarias Zapata sustained injuries to her brain while fighting Canada’s Marie-Pier Houle on Saturday night, according to the Associated Press.

Who did Azumah fight in 08 12 1984?

Wilfredo Gomez
On December 8 1984, Azumah Nelson wins World Featherweight Crown. December 8, 1984, Ghana’s Azumah Nelson won Ghana’s second world title in boxing after defeating Wilfredo Gomez to win the WBC featherweight strap at the Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Who is the famous boxer in Ghana?

Azumah Nelson

Men’s boxing
Representing Ghana
1978 Edmonton Featherweight
All-Africa Games
1978 Algiers Featherweight

How many times did Jeff Fenech fight Azumah?

Jeff Fenech (born 28 May 1964) is a retired Australian professional boxer. He won world titles in three weight divisions, and is best known for his trilogy with Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson….Draws.

Result Loss
Record 26–1–1
Opponent Azumah Nelson
Type TKO
Round, time 8 (12), 2:20