Umberto Branchini

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Class of 2004
Non-Participant Category
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World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Born: July 17, 1914 in Modena, Italy
Died: March 1997

Umberto Branchini was an Italian-based manager, who managed fighters from all over the world. Branchini handled 10 world champions and 43 European Champions. Among the fighters he handled were:

Branchini promoted in Italy as well. Some of the bouts he promoted were:

  • Rocky Lockridge TKO 6 Kamel Bou-Ali (WBA Jr. Lightweight Title)
  • Victor Callejas TKO 6 Loris Stecca (WBA Jr. Featherweight Title)
  • Daniel Zaragoza KO 5 Valerio Nati (WBC Super Bantamweight Title)

Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, "Expanded Category" (Promoters & Matchmakers)

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