Oscar Bonavena

Oscar Bonavena
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Statistics
Real name Oscar Natalio Bonavena
Nickname(s) Ringo
Weight(s) Heavyweight
Height 5 ft 10 12 in (1.79 m)
Reach 73 in (185 cm)
Nationality Argentine
Born (1942-09-25)September 25, 1942
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died May 22, 1976(1976-05-22) (aged 33)
Sparks, Nevada at the Mustang Ranch, USA
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 68
Wins 58
Wins by KO 44
Losses 9 (1 KO)
Draws 1
No contests 0

Oscar Natalio "Ringo" Bonavena (September 25, 1942 – May 22, 1976) was an Argentinian 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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