Hugo Pastor Corro

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Hugo Pastor Corro
Hugo Corro

Name: Hugo Pastor Corro
Alias: Itaka
Hometown: Ciudad Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina
Birthplace: Eusebio Bustos, Mendoza, Argentina
Died: 2007-06-15 (Age:53)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 173cm
Reach: 172cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Notes

  • Hugo Corro, who won two comeback bouts in 1988 after a seven year absence, lost via first round knockout to middleweight contender Juan Domingo Roldan of Argentina on September 16, 1988, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. [1] After a draw over 10 rounds in December 1988, and getting knocked out in the fourth round in February 1989, Corro's attempt comeback ended.
  • Older brother of 32-4-3 Argentine lightweight contender Osvaldo Omar Corro who fought between 1985 and 1994. Osvaldo held the South American Lightweight title in 1993, and inspired his brother's comeback try.
  • Died of acute liver disease at age 53 in 2007. Won world middleweight title shortly after fellow Argentine Carlos Monzon retired. Monzon died at age 52 in 1995 in a car accident, an eerie dying young parallel.


Preceded by:
Rodrigo Valdez
WBA Middleweight Champion
WBC Middleweight Champion

1978 Apr 22 – 1979 Jun 30
Succeeded by:
Vito Antuofermo