Augie Salazar

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Name: Augie Salazar
Birth Name: Augistine Silva Salazar
Born: 1927-12-18
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2013-01-10 (Age:85)
Hometown: Hayward, California, USA
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Augie Salazar, born Augistine Silva Salazar in Los Angeles, CA on December 19, 1927, died in Hayward, CA on January 10, 2013 at the age of 85. Salazar fought professionally as a lightweight and junior welterweight from 1952-1954 and compiled a record of 6-9-2 (1). During his career he met such notable fighters as former featherweight champion Sandy Saddler, Cisco Andrade, George (Curly) Monroe, Graham Holmes, Gaby Macias, Joey Fisher and Bobby Fenty. Bad skin tissues around his eyes led to his early retirement after the Sandy Saddler fight on April 1, 1954.