Carmelo Bossi

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Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Silver 1960 Rome Light middleweight

Carmelo Bossi (15 October 1939 – 23 March 2014) was an Italian boxer who held the European welterweight and world junior middleweight titles. Bossi boxed from 1961 to 1971 and his final overall record was 40 wins (10 KOs), 8 defeats and 3 draws.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Bossi captured the junior middleweight crown from American Freddie Little on a unanimous 15 round decision on July 9, 1970. In his last fight, he lost his crown and was defeated in a controversial split decision awarded to the Japanese challenger Koichi Wajima in Japan.

Preceded by
Freddie Little
WBA Light Middleweight Champion
9 Jul 1970 – 31 Oct 1971
Succeeded by
Koichi Wajima
Preceded by
Freddie Little
WBC Light Middleweight Champion
9 Jul 1970 – 31 Oct 1971
Succeeded by
Koichi Wajima

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boxe, morto ex campione Carmelo Bossi - Rai News". Rainews.it. 2013-11-27. Retrieved 2014-03-23. 

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