Gregorio Benitez

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Gregorio Benitez was the father and trainer of three-divison world champion Wilfred Benitez. He was known to have a volatile relationship with his son, which symbolized some of the worst traits associated with father-son training relationships in boxing. He also trained Alfredo Escalera and Esteban De Jesus. Benitez died from a brain hemorrhage on March 5, 1996 at the age of 67.