Salvatore Burruni

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Name: Salvatore Burruni
Alias: Tore
Born: 1933-04-11
Birthplace: Alghero, Sardegna, Italy
Died: 2004-03-30 (Age:70)
Hometown: Alghero, Sardegna, Italy
Height: 5′ 1″   /   155cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager Umberto Branchini
Salvatore Burruni is the last boxer to be the universally recognized (undisputed) flyweight champion. He was stripped of his WBA flyweight title in November 1965, for failing to defend against Horacio Enrique Accavallo of Argentina.

Amateur career

Burruni represented Italy as a Flyweight at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. His results were:

Preceded by:
Pone Kingpetch
WBA Flyweight Champion
1965 Apr 23 – 1965 Nov
Succeeded by:
Horacio Enrique Accavallo
Preceded by:
Pone Kingpetch
WBC Flyweight Champion
1965 Apr 23 – 1966 Jun 14
Succeeded by:
Walter McGowan