Fillo Julian Echevarria

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Name: Fillo Echevarria
Birth Name: Julian Echevarria
Born: 1913-06-28
Birthplace: San Sebastian, País Vasco, Spain
Died: 1997-12-31 (Age:84)
Hometown: Havana, Cuba
Boxing Record: click

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Echevarria first pro fight was as a main event opponent, surprising all by scoring a knockout. Fillo fought top talent in over a hundred pro fights, including Freddie Miller and Kid Chocolate. After his ring career, Echevarria was a physical education coach for a private school, a sports columnist for several publications, as well as gym owner, trainer and manager of several fighters including world rated Hiram Bacallao. He died in Miami.