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Name: Lenny LaPaglia
Alias: The Rage
Birth Name: Leonard M. LaPaglia
Died: 2013-07-06 (Age:53)
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Melrose Park, Illinois, USA
Height: 6′ 0″ / 183cm
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- LaPaglia was the 1978 Chicago Golden Gloves Novice middleweight Champion at 165 lbs.
- In a professional career that started in 1980, Lenny LaPaglia, trained and managed by
Pat La Cassa, won both the Illinois State and the IBO light heavyweight titles.
- LaPaglia was the first fighter, to be named IBO Light Heavyweight Champion.
- LaPaglia retired in 1995 after losing to Thomas Hearns by technical knockout.