Jose Ribalta

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Name: Jose Ribalta
Alias: El Nino
Birth Name: Jose Manuel Ribalta
Hometown: North Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Birthplace: Rodrigo, Cuba
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 195cm
Reach: 203cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

  • Currently resides in North Miami Beach, Florida.
  • Amateur record reported as 55-8 with 26 Knockouts.
  • Best known for his ten round televised war with the then rising heavyweight prospect 25-0 Iron Mike Tyson.
  • Ribalta is the author of the 2013 ebook 'Courage in the Ring', detailing his life in Cuba, career as a boxer, and his personal life.[[1]]
  • As of 2015 Ribalta works as an elementary school security guard for Miami-Dade County Public Schools in Florida, and trains amateur boxers.
  • Ribalta's final ring wish was to fight fellow heavyweight Tomasz Adamek of Poland, whom Ribalta greatly admires. Jose never got the chance.
Jose Ribalta 2015