Oscar Bonavena

Oscar Bonavena
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Statistics
Real nameOscar Natalio Bonavena
Nickname(s)Ringo
Weight(s)Heavyweight
Height5 ft 10 12 in (1.79 m)
Reach73 in (185 cm)
NationalityArgentine
Born(1942-09-25)September 25, 1942
Buenos Aires, Argentina
DiedMay 22, 1976(1976-05-22) (aged 33)
Sparks, Nevada, U.S.
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights68
Wins58
Wins by KO44
Losses9 (1 KO)
Draws1
No contests0

Oscar Natalio "Ringo" Bonavena (September 25, 1942 – May 22, 1976) was an Argentine heavyweight professional boxer with a career record of 58 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw. A rugged, wild-swinging puncher, he was nicknamed "Ringo" because of his Beatles haircut, and enjoyed professional success in both Argentina and the United States. He is most famous for giving both Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali tough battles.

Life and pro career

Oscar Natalio Bonavena was born in Buenos Aires to two Italian immigrants.[citation needed]

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