Young Tommy

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Young Tommy
Piston Horiguchi vs Young Tommy.JPG
Young Tommy vs. Piston Horiguchi (left), 1933 in Japan.
Statistics
Real name Fernando Opao
Weight(s) Bantamweight
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Nationality Philippines
Born (1910-12-25)December 25, 1910
Silay, Philippine Islands
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 86
Wins 61
Wins by KO 24
Losses 16
Draws 9
No contests 0

Young Tommy, born Fernando Opao (born December 25, 1910), is a retired bantamweight boxer from the Philippines who went undefeated in his first 18 fights. His first loss came in 1931 against Newsboy Brown for the California State bantamweight title. He was born in Silay, Philippines.[1]

Young Tommy lost against Speedy Dado in a match for the California State bantamweight title in 1933. In a 1934 rematch with Dado, Young Tommy beat him.

Young Tommy fought for the bantamweight world title in 1935, losing to Pablo Dano.[2]

In his 86 fights, he won 61 (24 by knockout), lost 16, and drew 9.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Young Tommy, boxrec.com
  2. ^ Young Tommy bouts list, boxrec.com

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