Name: Ceferino Garcia
Alias: Cipriano (Pedro) Garcia
Birthplace: Naval, Biliran, Philippines
Died: 1981-01-01 (Age:74)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5′ 6″ / 168cm
Reach: 70″ / 178cm
Boxing Record: click
Managers: Jess Cortez (circa 1932) George Parnassus
Ceferino Garcia Photo Gallery
Ceferino Garcia was born in the barangay of Caraycaray in Naval, Biliran, Philippines. Although he did not invent it, he was the first well known user of the bolo punch, later made popular by Kid Gavilan.
Garcia had a few uncredited Hollywood movie roles in the 1940s. He also worked as a driver and bodyguard for actress Mae West.
- Inducted into the Ring Magazine's Boxing Hall of Fame (1977)
- Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame (twice!)
| NYSAC World Middleweight Champion
1939 Oct 2 – 1940 May 23