Salvatore Burruni

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Name: Salvatore Burruni
Alias: Tore
Hometown: Alghero, Sardegna, Italy
Birthplace: Alghero, Sardegna, Italy
Died: 2004-03-30 (Age:70)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 155cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Manager Umberto Branchini
Salvatore Burruni is the last boxer to be the universally recognized (undisputed) flyweight champion. He was stripped of his WBA and WBC flyweight title in November 1965, for failing to defend against Hiroyuki Ebihara of Japan.

Amateur career

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

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Preceded by:
Pone Kingpetch
WBA Flyweight Champion
1965 Apr 23 – 1965 Nov 1
Stripped
Succeeded by:
Horacio Enrique Accavallo
Preceded by:
Pone Kingpetch
WBC Flyweight Champion
1965 Apr 23 – 1965 Nov 18
Stripped
Succeeded by:
Horacio Enrique Accavallo
Preceded by:
Pone Kingpetch
World Flyweight Champion
(recognized by EBU & The Ring)

1965 Apr 23 – 1966 Jun 14
Succeeded by:
Walter McGowan