Víctor Zalazar

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Víctor Zalazar
Victor Zalazar.jpg
Medal record
Representing  Argentina
Men's Boxing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne Bantamweight

Victor Zalazar (born July 24, 1935 in La Paz, Córdoba) is a former Argentine boxer, who won the bronze medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.

Zalazar was known as "El Cacique", or "The Wild Bullet".

Olympic results[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Zalazar turned pro in 1957 and won his first 15 fights before taking on Benny Paret in 1958. He lost two straight decisions to Paret, and his career went downhill following the losses.

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