Alexis Argüello

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Class of 1992
Modern Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Alexis Arguello
Alias: El Flaco Explosivo
Birth Name: Andres Alexis Arguello Bohorquez
Born: 1952-04-19
Birthplace: Barrio Monseñor Lezcano, Managua, Nicaragua
Died: 2009-07-01 (Age:57)
Hometown: Managua, Nicaragua
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 10″   /   178cm
Reach: 72″   /   183cm
Boxing Record: click
Judging Record: click

Division: Lightweight
Trainer: Lupe Sanchez
Manager: Bill Miller
Officiating Record: Judge

Alexis Arguello Gallery

In 1999, the Associated Press named Alexis Arguello the greatest junior lightweight and the sixth greatest lightweight of the 20th century. Arguello was the flag-bearer for Nicaragua at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

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Preceded by:
Ruben Olivares
WBA Featherweight Champion
1974 Nov 23 – 1977
Succeeded by:
Rafael Ortega
Preceded by:
Alfredo Escalera
WBC Super Featherweight Champion
1978 Jan 28 – 1980
Succeeded by:
Rafael Limon
Preceded by:
Jim Watt
WBC Lightweight Champion
1981 Jun 20 – 1983
Succeeded by:
Edwin Rosario