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Boxer Florentino Fernandez dies at 76
The Miami Herald ^ | January 28, 2013 | Santos A. Perez

Posted on 01/28/2013 9:59:24 PM PST by EveningStar

Florentino Fernandez, whose entertaining brawling style helped him become one of the top middleweight contenders and popular local fighters of the 1960s, died of a heart attack Monday morning in Miami, his son, Florentino Jr., said. Fernandez was 76.

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KEYWORDS: boxing; florentinofernandez; obituary
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1 posted on 01/28/2013 9:59:34 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Time to hang up the gloves. RIP.


2 posted on 01/28/2013 10:36:31 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Soylent Green is Boomers)
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To: EveningStar

RIP.


3 posted on 01/29/2013 7:28:19 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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