Argentine boxers - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Argentine boxers


Argentine ex-boxing champ jailed for child abuse

Aug 01, 2019 - 9:29 AM

Carlos Baldomir – the former WBC welterweight champion who lost his title to Floyd Mayweather – gets sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexual abuse

DOWNFALL. Before his arrest, Carlos Baldomir (right) has been working as a trainer following his boxing retirement in 2014. File photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Second boxer in two days dies from head injuries after fight

Jul 26, 2019 - 9:15 AM

Only 23 years old, Argentine fighter Hugo Santillan dies from injuries just days after the death of Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev

TRAGEDY. Hugo Santillan collapsed while waiting to hear the result of his fight with Eduardo Abreu. Photo from WBC