Alfredo Marcano

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Name: Alfredo Marcano
Born: 1947-01-17
Birthplace: Cumana, Venezuela
Died: 2009-04-05 (Age:62)
Hometown: Cumana, Venezuela
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 5″   /   165cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainer: Ely Montes
Manager: Willie Ketchum

Biography

Professional Boxer. Born in Cumana, Sucre, Venezuela, he was the former WBA Super Featherweight Champion from 1971 to 1972. He defeated Japan's Hiroshi Kobayashi to win the title and relinquished it to Ben Villaflor. Marcano's last championship fight was in 1974, when he suffered a 9th round knockout defeat to Bobby Chacon for the WBC Featherweight Title. He retired from boxing in 1975 after compiling a record of 44 wins (29 knockouts), 11 losses and 5 draws.


Preceded by:
Hiroshi Kobayashi
WBA Super Featherweight Champion
1971 Jul 29 – 1972 Apr 25
Succeeded by:
Ben Villaflor