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Old 11-12-2012, 05:35 PM   #10
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Default Re: Jose Napoles 'The Mark of Brilliance'

Originally Posted by Senor Pepe' View Post
By mid-November 1963,

The 23 1/2 year-old Jose Napoles at 31-3-0 (14 KO's) was as good as any
135 lb. Lightweight out there.

Despite a tough (L Dec 10) to Alfredo 'Canelo' Urbina on April 27, 1963 -

Jose bounced back with solid victories over Baby Vasquez and Pulga 'The Flea' Serrano.

A victory over (KO 3) over rival Tony 'La Perla' Perez on November 16, 1963 -
put Jose at the #4 World-ranked Lightweight.

Manager 'Cuco Conde', who also handled World Champion Featherweight - 'Cuban' Sugar Ramos,
was ready put the charge into Jose, in a quest for a World Championship.
Unfortunately he wouldnt get title shots because carlos ortiz wanted nothing to do with him.
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