Eleoncio Mercedes

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Eleoncio Mercedes

Name: Eleoncio Mercedes
Born: 1957-09-12
Birthplace: La Romana, Dominican Republic
Died: 1985-12-22 (Age:28)
Hometown: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Stance: Orthodox
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Cuyo Hernandez

Eleoncio Mercedes was shot to death in Santo Domingo during an altercation with an army officer following a traffic accident. Mercedes represented the Dominican Republic as a Light flyweight at the 1976 Montreal Olympic games. He was stopped in the first round of his opening round bout to Alexander Tkachenko of the Soviet Union.

Preceded by:
Freddy Castillo
WBC Flyweight Champion
1982 Nov 6 – 1983 Mar 15
Succeeded by:
Charlie Magri