These are basically my "notes" and not complete bios or details on the individual fighters. The list is not yet complete, but will grow steadily over time. - JA Sierra
World amateur lightweight champion
Aug. 29, 2004 - Defeats British Amir Khan in the lightweight final of Olympic Boxing Tournament in Athens
World Champion, 1986
Champion, Pan American Games, 1983
Champion, National Playa Girón Games (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988)
May 2005 - Reached 72 consecutive wins | 330 bouts, 4 defeats
2 Olympic gold medals: 2000 & 2004
Trained by Rolando Garbey
15 Gold medals in international competition
Won 3 Olympic gold medals
Born: September 22, 1967, in Guantanamo province
Gold medals in Olympic Games at Barcelona '92, Atlanta '96, and Sydney '00,
6 world titles in the heavyweight division (1989, 1991, 1995, 1996 and 1997)
4 World Cups, 3 Pan-American games and 3 Caribbean competitions
National Youth Champion, 1983-85
National Playa Girón Games champion, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990
World Cup champion, 1987-90
Central American Games champion, 1990
1998 - At the Goodwill Games in New York, defeats DaVarryl Williamson for the gold medal.
Defeated pros: Ray Mercer, Michael Bentt, Shannon Briggs, David Tua, Kirk Johnson and Andrew Golota
One of only 3 boxers to win 3 Olympic Gold medals (Stevenson & Lásló Papp are the others).
Heavyweight Gold Medal at 2004 Olympic Games
Born: March 29, 1952, in Puerto Padre
Heavyweight Won 3 Olympic gold medals
Gold at Olympic Games in Munich 1972 at age 20 - Defeated Duane Bobick "White Hope" of US - Montreal '76 and Moscow '80
If not for the boycott of the 1984 Olympics, Stevenson would have had 4 gold medals (he defeated 1984 Olympic Champion Tyrell Biggs on 3 different occasions)
Asked why he didn't defect to the U.S. when offered $1 million to fight Ali - "What's a million dollars compared to five million Cubans who love me?"
Defeated pros: Duane Bobick, John Tate, Tony Tubbs, Michael Dokes, and Tyrell Biggs
Inducted into the 20th Century Boxing Hall of Fame at the opening of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta
March 31, 2006. Named supervisor of referees for AIBA, the international association of boxing referees. Will serve as the senior judge of the Beijing Olympics boxing tournament in 2008.
One of only 3 boxers to win 3 Olympic Gold medals (Savón & Lásló Papp are the others).
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